Entropic Fluctuations in Quantum Statistical Mechanics An Introduction

@inproceedings{Jayanthi2011EntropicFI,
title={Entropic Fluctuations in Quantum Statistical Mechanics An Introduction},
author={V. Jayanthi and AK{\vS}I{\'C}},
year={2011}
}

2 Contents 1 Prologue: A thermally driven classical harmonic chain 7 1.1 The finite harmonic chain. . Appendix B: Vitali convergence theorem 163 Bibliography 165 Notations 170 Index 171 4 Introduction These lecture notes are the second instalment in a series of papers dealing with entropic fluctuations in non-equilibrium statistical mechanics. The first instalment [JPR] concerned classical statistical mechanics. This one deals with the quantum case and is an introduction to the results of [JOPP… CONTINUE READING