STATISTICAL MECHANICS OF ENTROPY PRODUCTION: Gibbsian hypothesis and local fluctuations

Abstract

It is argued that a Gibbsian formula for the space-time distribution of microscopic trajectories of a nonequilibrium system provides a unifying framework for recent results on the fluctuations of the entropy production. The variable entropy production is naturally expressed as the time-reversal symmetry breaking part of the space-time action functional. Its… (More)

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@inproceedings{Maes2008STATISTICALMO, title={STATISTICAL MECHANICS OF ENTROPY PRODUCTION: Gibbsian hypothesis and local fluctuations}, author={Christian Maes}, year={2008} }