The flashing Brownian ratchet and Parrondo’s paradox

Abstract

A Brownian ratchet is a one-dimensional diffusion process that drifts towards a minimum of a periodic asymmetric sawtooth potential. A flashing Brownian ratchet is a process that alternates between two regimes, a one-dimensional Brownian motion and a Brownian ratchet, producing directed motion. These processes have been of interest to physicists and… (More)
DOI: 10.1098/rsos.171685

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