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Fluctuating temperature outside superstatistics: thermodynamics of small systems

  title={Fluctuating temperature outside superstatistics: thermodynamics of small systems},
  author={Sergio Davis},
  • Sergio Davis
  • Published 20 September 2021
  • Physics
The existence of fluctuations of temperature has been a somewhat controversial topic in thermodynamics but nowadays it is recognized that they must be taken into account in small, finite systems. Although for nonequilibrium steady states superstatistics is becoming the de facto framework for expressing such temperature fluctuations, some recent results put into question the idea of temperature as a phase space observable. In this work we present and explore the statistics that describes a part… Expand

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