Corpus ID: 209140605

Dissipation-driven selection in non-equilibrium chemical networks

@article{Busiello2019DissipationdrivenSI,
  title={Dissipation-driven selection in non-equilibrium chemical networks},
  author={D. M. Busiello and Shiling Liang and P. Rios},
  journal={arXiv: Statistical Mechanics},
  year={2019}
}
Life has most likely originated as a consequence of processes taking place in non-equilibrium conditions (\textit{e.g.} in the proximity of deep-sea thermal vents) selecting states of matter that would have been otherwise unfavorable at equilibrium. Here we present a simple chemical network in which the selection of states is driven by the thermodynamic necessity of dissipating heat as rapidly as possible in the presence of a thermal gradient: states participating to faster reactions contribute… Expand
2 Citations

Figures from this paper

References

SHOWING 1-10 OF 14 REFERENCES
The Soret Effect in Liquid Mixtures – A Review
  • 83
Why molecules move along a temperature gradient
  • S. Duhr, D. Braun
  • Chemistry, Medicine
  • Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences
  • 2006
  • 638
  • PDF
Entropy production in systems with random transition rates close to equilibrium.
  • 5
  • Highly Influential
  • PDF
Network theory of microscopic and macroscopic behavior of master equation systems
  • 611
  • Highly Influential
Escalation of polymerization in a thermal gradient
  • 94
  • PDF
The oxidation state of Hadean magmas and implications for early Earth’s atmosphere
  • 348
  • Highly Influential
  • PDF
Thermophoresis in colloidal suspensions
  • 252
The Soret Effect: A Review of Recent Experimental Results
  • 239
  • PDF
...
1
2
...