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Fluctuation, Dissipation and the Arrow of Time

Institute of Physics, University of Augsburg, Universitätsstr. 1, D-86135 Augsburg, Germany
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Entropy 2011, 13(12), 2024-2035; https://doi.org/10.3390/e13122024
Received: 8 November 2011 / Revised: 6 December 2011 / Accepted: 12 December 2011 / Published: 19 December 2011
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Arrow of Time)
The recent development of the theory of fluctuation relations has led to new insights into the ever-lasting question of how irreversible behavior emerges from time-reversal symmetric microscopic dynamics. We provide an introduction to fluctuation relations, examine their relation to dissipation and discuss their impact on the arrow of time question. View Full-Text
Keywords: work; entropy; second law; minus first law work; entropy; second law; minus first law
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Campisi, M.; Hänggi, P. Fluctuation, Dissipation and the Arrow of Time. Entropy 2011, 13, 2024-2035.

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