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Schöll-Paschinger, E; Dellago, C.
(2006): A proof of Jarzynski's nonequilibrium work theorem for dynamical systems that conserve the canonical distribution.
J Chem Phys. 2006; 125(5):054105-054105 FullText FullText_BOKU

Abstract:
We present a derivation of the Jarzynski [Phys. Rev. Lett. 78, 2690 (1997)] identity and the Crooks [J. Stat. Phys. 90, 1481 (1998)] fluctuation theorem for systems governed by deterministic dynamics that conserves the canonical distribution such as Hamiltonian dynamics, Nose-Hoover dynamics, Nose-Hoover chains, and Gaussian isokinetic dynamics. The proof is based on a relation between the heat absorbed by the system during the nonequilibrium process and the Jacobian of the phase flow generated by the dynamics. (c) 2006 American Institute of Physics.
Authors BOKU Wien:
Schöll-Paschinger Elisabeth
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