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Heat Capacity of a two-levels system.

Consider a 2-level system with an energy splitting between the upper and lower level. Using Boltzmann statistics, show that the heat capacity of the 2-level system equals: (see attachment for equation)

What happens in the limit of (see attachment for equation)


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Before you look at the solutions, you can try to solve the problem the following way:
<br>Set one energy level to zero, so the other is kD.
<br>Now use the Boltzmann statistics to find what is the probability of ...

Solution Summary

The solution shows how to find the system's partition function and how to obtain the desired parameter.