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Entropy 2014, 16(3), 1178-1190; doi:10.3390/e16031178
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Fluctuations, Entropic Quantifiers and Classical-Quantum Transition

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Received: 23 December 2013 / Revised: 18 February 2014 / Accepted: 19 February 2014 / Published: 25 February 2014
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Maximum Entropy and Its Application)
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Abstract

We show that a special entropic quantifier, called the statistical complexity, becomes maximal at the transition between super-Poisson and sub-Poisson regimes. This acquires important connotations given the fact that these regimes are usually associated with, respectively, classical and quantum processes.
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. Fluctuations, Entropic Quantifiers and Classical-Quantum Transition. Entropy 2014, 16, 1178-1190.

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