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Article Contents
1 Introduction
2 Statistical mechanics of rotating self-gravitating systems
3 The thermodynamical parameters
4 Equilibrium phase diagram
5 Rotating self-gravitating fermions
6 Conclusion
Appendix A: The entropy of the rotating self-gravitating Fermi gas
Appendix B: The energy of a slowly rotating polytrope
References

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