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Article Contents
1 Introduction
2 Statistical mechanics of rotating self-gravitating systems
3 Caloric curves for low values of the degeneracy parameter (high cut-off/small system)
4 Caloric curves for high values of the degeneracy parameter (low cut-off/large system)
5 Gravothermal catastrophe for classical self-gravitating particles (no cut-off)
6 Phase diagram of non-rotating systems
7 Conclusion

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