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Statistical Features of High-Dimensional Hamiltonian Systems

  title={Statistical Features of High-Dimensional Hamiltonian Systems},
  author={M. Baldovin and G. Gradenigo and A. Vulpiani},
In this short review we propose a critical assessment of the role of chaos for the thermalization of Hamiltonian systems with high dimensionality. We discuss this problem for both classical and quantum systems. A comparison is made between the two situations: some examples from recent and past literature are presented which support the point of view that chaos is not necessary for thermalization. Finally, we suggest that a close analogy holds between the role played by Kinchin’s theorem for… Expand

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