# 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} }

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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