Irreversibility and Dissipation in Microscopic Systems

Irreversibility and Dissipation in Microscopic Systems

by Édgar Roldán

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9783319383842
Publisher: Springer International Publishing
Publication date: 11/04/2016
Series: Springer Theses
Edition description: Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 2014
Pages: 211
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.02(d)

Table of Contents

Part I Introduction.- Introduction.- Small-Scale Thermodynamics.- Part II Irreversibility and Dissipation.- Dissipation and Kullback-Leibler Divergence.- Estimating the Kullback-Leibler Divergence.- A Case Study: The Flashing Ratchet.- Application To Biology: The Ear Hair Bundle.- Part III Experimental Tests and Applications of Stochastic Thermodynamics.- Energetics of Symmetry Breaking.- Effective Heating With Random Forces.- Part IV Conclusions.- Conclusions and Outlook.- Appedices.

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