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Geometric decomposition of entropy production in out-of-equilibrium systems

  title={Geometric decomposition of entropy production in out-of-equilibrium systems},
  author={Andreas Dechant and Shin-ichi Sasa and Sosuke Ito},
Based on a minimum entropy production principle, entropy production in out-of-equilibrium systems is decomposed into housekeeping and excess parts. In this Letter, we formulate an intuitive geometrical interpretation of this decomposition and express the excess part in terms of the Wasserstein distance. This formulation allows us to derive generalizations of the thermodynamic uncertainty relation to the housekeeping and excess entropy production. We demonstrate that the entropy production in… Expand
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