Entropy 2009, 11(3), 454-456; doi:10.3390/e11030454
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Gibbs’ Paradox in the Light of Newton’s Notion of State

Senzig, Ahornallee 11, D-15712 Königs Wusterhausen, Germany
Received: 10 July 2009; Accepted: 3 September 2009 / Published: 7 September 2009
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Gibbs Paradox and Its Resolutions)
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Abstract: In this letter, it is argued that the correct counting of microstates is obtained from the very beginning when using Newtonian rather than Laplacian state functions, because the former are intrinsically permutation invariant.
Keywords: Gibbs’ paradox; classical statistical mechanics of indistinguishable particles; state

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