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Thermodynamics of Maximum Transition Entropy for Quantum Assemblies

@article{Rogers2015ThermodynamicsOM,
  title={Thermodynamics of Maximum Transition Entropy for Quantum Assemblies},
  author={David M Rogers},
  journal={arXiv: Quantum Physics},
  year={2015}
}
  • D. Rogers
  • Published 4 March 2015
  • Physics
  • arXiv: Quantum Physics
This work presents a general unifying theoretical framework for quantum non-equilibrium systems. It is based on a re-statement of the dynamical problem as one of inferring the distribution of collision events that move a system toward thermal equilibrium from an arbitrary starting distribution. Using a form based on maximum entropy for this transition distribution leads to a statistical description of open quantum systems with strong parallels to the conventional, maximum-entropy, equilibrium… 

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