Tsallis thermostatics as a statistical physics of random chains.

@article{Jizba2016TsallisTA,
  title={Tsallis thermostatics as a statistical physics of random chains.},
  author={Petr Jizba and Jan O. Korbel and V{\'a}clav Zatloukal},
  journal={Physical review. E},
  year={2016},
  volume={95 2-1},
  pages={
          022103
        }
}
In this paper we point out that the generalized statistics of Tsallis-Havrda-Charvát can be conveniently used as a conceptual framework for statistical treatment of random chains. In particular, we use the path-integral approach to show that the ensuing partition function can be identified with the partition function of a fluctuating oriented random loop of arbitrary length and shape in a background scalar potential. To put some meat on the bare bones, we illustrate this with two statistical… 
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