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A worksheet  that uses the two-state paramagnet model to investigate the fundamental ideas of Statistical and Thermal Physics.  This model considers N non-interacting magnetic dipoles, with dipole moment mu in an external magnetic field of strength B. Each dipole can point either in the direction of the magnetic field, or in the opposite direction (i.e. the dipoles are "two-state"). A dipole pointing in the direction of the magnetic field has less energy than one pointing in the opposite direction, since it requires energy to flip a dipole from being aligned with the field to being anti-aligned.

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Subjects Levels Resource Types
Thermo & Stat Mech
- Ensembles
= Macrostate
= Microstate
- First Law
= Thermal Equilibrium
- Models
= Einstein Model
- Second and Third Law
= Entropy
- Upper Undergraduate
- Graduate/Professional
- Instructional Material
= Interactive Simulation
= Lesson/Lesson Plan
= Simulation
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- Educators
- application/java
- application/postscript
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Spencer Wheaton
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Metadata instance created August 15, 2013 by Wolfgang Christian
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June 13, 2014 by Andreu Glasmann
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S. Wheaton, Computer Program TWO-STATE PARAMAGNET WORKSHEET AND MODEL (2013), WWW Document, (http://www.compadre.org/Repository/document/ServeFile.cfm?ID=12960&DocID=3542).
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S. Wheaton, Computer Program TWO-STATE PARAMAGNET WORKSHEET AND MODEL (2013), <http://www.compadre.org/Repository/document/ServeFile.cfm?ID=12960&DocID=3542>.
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Wheaton, S. (2013). Two-State Paramagnet Worksheet and Model [Computer software]. Retrieved October 22, 2014, from http://www.compadre.org/Repository/document/ServeFile.cfm?ID=12960&DocID=3542
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Wheaton, Spencer. "Two-State Paramagnet Worksheet and Model." http://www.compadre.org/Repository/document/ServeFile.cfm?ID=12960&DocID=3542 (accessed 22 October 2014).
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Wheaton, Spencer. Two-State Paramagnet Worksheet and Model. Computer software. 2013. Java (JRE) 1.6. 22 Oct. 2014 <http://www.compadre.org/Repository/document/ServeFile.cfm?ID=12960&DocID=3542>.
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