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Entropy 2012, 14(11), 2081-2099; doi:10.3390/e14112081
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Temperature Effects, Frieden–Hawkins’ Order-Measure, and Wehrl Entropy

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Received: 3 September 2012; in revised form: 20 October 2012 / Accepted: 22 October 2012 / Published: 26 October 2012
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Abstract: We revisit the Frieden–Hawkins’ Fisher order measure with a consideration of temperature effects. To this end, we appeal to the semiclassical approach. The order-measure’s appropriateness is validated in the semiclassical realm with regard to two physical systems. Insight is thereby gained with respect to the relationships amongst semiclassical quantifiers. In particular, it is seen that Wehrl’s entropy is as good a disorder indicator as the Frieden–Hawkins’ one.
Keywords: order; semiclassical methods; quantum statistical mechanics; Husimi distributions order; semiclassical methods; quantum statistical mechanics; Husimi distributions
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Pennini, F.; Plastino, A.; Ferri, G.L. Temperature Effects, Frieden–Hawkins’ Order-Measure, and Wehrl Entropy. Entropy 2012, 14, 2081-2099.

AMA Style

Pennini F, Plastino A, Ferri GL. Temperature Effects, Frieden–Hawkins’ Order-Measure, and Wehrl Entropy. Entropy. 2012; 14(11):2081-2099.

Chicago/Turabian Style

Pennini, Flavia; Plastino, Angelo; Ferri, Gustavo L. 2012. "Temperature Effects, Frieden–Hawkins’ Order-Measure, and Wehrl Entropy." Entropy 14, no. 11: 2081-2099.


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