# Irreversibility and dissipation in microscopic systems

@inproceedings{Reviz2014IrreversibilityAD, title={Irreversibility and dissipation in microscopic systems}, author={Edgar Rev{\'e}iz}, year={2014} }

Part I Introduction.- Introduction.- Small-Scale Thermodynamics.- Part II Irreversibility and Dissipation.- Dissipation and Kullback-Leibler Divergence.- Estimating the Kullback-Leibler Divergence.- A Case Study: The Flashing Ratchet.- Application To Biology: The Ear Hair Bundle.- Part III Experimental Tests and Applications of Stochastic Thermodynamics.- Energetics of Symmetry Breaking.- Effective Heating With Random Forces.- Part IV Conclusions.- Conclusions and Outlook.- Appedices.

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