Classical Orbital Paramagnetism in Non-equilibrium Steady State

  title={Classical Orbital Paramagnetism in Non-equilibrium Steady State},
  author={Avinash A. Deshpande and N. Kumar},
  journal={Journal of Astrophysics and Astronomy},
We report the results of our numerical simulation of classical-dissipative dynamics of a charged particle subjected to a non-Markovian stochastic forcing. We find that the system develops a steady-state orbital magnetic moment in the presence of a static magnetic field. Very significantly, the sign of the orbital magnetic moment turns out to be paramagnetic for our choice of parameters, varied over a wide range. This is shown specifically for the case of classical dynamics driven by a Kubo… 

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