Fluctuation-Dissipation: Response Theory in Statistical Physics
by U.M.B. Marconi, A. Puglisi, L. Rondoni, A. Vulpiani
Publisher: arXiv 2008
Number of pages: 148
General aspects of the Fluctuation-Dissipation Relation (FDR), and Response Theory are considered. After analyzing the conceptual and historical relevance of fluctuations in statistical mechanics, we illustrate the relation between the relaxation of spontaneous fluctuations, and the response to an external perturbation.
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