Collection Alea-Saclay: Monographs and Texts in Statistical Physics
- General Editor: C. Godrèche
Statistical physics is one of the most active and exciting current areas of research in the physical sciences. Published in collaboration with CEN Saclay, one of the leading European centres of research in this area, this new international series will cover statistical physics in its broadest sense, including condensed matter physics, hydrodynamics, dynamical systems and chaos. Titles published in this series will be at graduate and research level.Aléa is a French word meaning an unpredictable event, and is derived from the Latin word "alea" meaning "dice."