Large deviation function and fluctuation theorem for classical particle transport.

@article{Harbola2014LargeDF,
title={Large deviation function and fluctuation theorem for classical particle transport.},
author={Upendra Harbola and Christian Van den Broeck and Katja Lindenberg},
journal={Physical review. E, Statistical, nonlinear, and soft matter physics},
year={2014},
volume={89 1},
pages={
012141
}
}

Physical review. E, Statistical, nonlinear, and soft matter physics

We analytically evaluate the large deviation function in a simple model of classical particle transfer between two reservoirs. We illustrate how the asymptotic long-time regime is reached starting from a special propagating initial condition. We show that the steady-state fluctuation theorem holds provided that the distribution of the particle number decays faster than an exponential, implying analyticity of the generating function and a discrete spectrum for its evolution operator.

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