Interplay of quenching temperature and drift in Brownian dynamics

  title={Interplay of quenching temperature and drift in Brownian dynamics},
  author={Hamidreza Khalilian and Mehrana R Nejad and Ali G. Moghaddam and Christian M Rohwer},
  journal={Europhysics Letters},
We investigate the non-equilibrium evolution of ideal Brownian particles confined between two walls, following simultaneous quenches of the temperature and a constant external force. We compute (analytically and in numeric simulations) the post-quench dynamics of the density and the pressure exerted by the particles on the two walls perpendicular to the drift force. For identical walls, symmetry breaking associated with the drift gives rise to unequal particle densities and pressures on the two… 
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