Leaky Fermi accelerators.

  title={Leaky Fermi accelerators.},
  author={Kushal Shah and V. Gelfreich and Vered Rom-Kedar and Dmitry Turaev},
  journal={Physical review. E, Statistical, nonlinear, and soft matter physics},
  volume={91 6},
A Fermi accelerator is a billiard with oscillating walls. A leaky accelerator interacts with an environment of an ideal gas at equilibrium by exchange of particles through a small hole on its boundary. Such interaction may heat the gas: we estimate the net energy flow through the hole under the assumption that the particles inside the billiard do not collide with each other and remain in the accelerator for a sufficiently long time. The heat production is found to depend strongly on the type of… Expand
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