Why Are Orlicz Spaces Useful for Statistical Physics?

  • W. Adam MajewskiEmail author
  • Louis E. Labuschagne
Part of the Operator Theory: Advances and Applications book series (OT, volume 252)


We review a new formalism based on Orlicz spaces for the description of large regular statistical systems. Our presentation includes both classical and quantum systems. This approach has the advantage that statistical mechanics is much better settled.


Orlicz spaces noncommutative integration statistical physics Boltzmann theory, entropy 


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© Springer International Publishing Switzerland 2016

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Institute of Theoretical Physics and AstrophysicsThe Gdansk UniversityGdanskPoland
  2. 2.Unit for BMI, North-West-UniversityPotchefstroomSouth Africa
  3. 3.DST-NRF CoE in Math. and Stat. SciUnit for BMI, Internal Box 209 School of Comp., Stat. & Math. Sci.PotchefstroomSouth Africa

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