# What decides the direction of a current

@article{Maes2016WhatDT, title={What decides the direction of a current}, author={Christian Maes}, journal={arXiv: Statistical Mechanics}, year={2016} }

Nonequilibria show currents that are maintained as the result of a steady driving. We ask here what decides their direction. It is not only the second law, or the positivity of the entropy production that decides; also non-dissipative aspects often matter and sometimes completely decide.

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