25 Years of Non-Equilibrium Statistical Mechanics: by J.J. Brey, J. Marro, J.M. Rubi, M. SanMiguel

By J.J. Brey, J. Marro, J.M. Rubi, M. SanMiguel

The publication goals to offer an summary of the former Sitges meetings, that have been held over the last 25 years, with certain emphasis on themes relating to non-equilibrium phenomena. It comprises evaluate articles and articles facing new developments within the topic, written via scientists who've performed a big function within the improvement of this sector. The ebook is meant as a commemorative version of the Sitges meetings. Graduate scholars of physics and researchers will locate this a stimulating account of the advance of non-equilibrium statistical mechanics within the final years, overlaying a large scope of subject matters: kinetic concept, hydrodynamics, fluctuation phenomena and stochastic techniques, rest phenomena, kinetics of part transitions, development kinetics, etc.

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To/t) d/2-1, implying that they do not exist in three dimensions. (1) to eliminate the above mentioned "kinetic" divergences. It is interesting to note that simultaneously and independently mode-mode coupling was introduced by Kadanoff and Swift in a discussion of the anomalous divergent behavior of the transport coefficients near a critical point [Is]. (9))is an expression of what one could call "the principle of macroscopic dominance", which says that even in evaluating microscopic properties, quantities related to the macroscopic quantities of the system play a dominant role.

Then some recent work on Lattice Gas Cellular Automata and a new connection between transport coefficients and Lyapunov exponents are briefly mentioned. Finally, a far going analogy between the self-diffusion coefficient and the viscosity of atomic liquids and those of concentrated colloidal suspensions is discussed, based on the similarity of Newtonian and Brownian dynamics on long time scales and that of the cage-diffusion processes in both systems. Very similar expressions for the viscosity of these two fluid systems, based on cage-diffusion, are compared with recent experiments.

Lattice Gas Cellular Automata Around 1986, Frisch, Hasslacher and Pomeau [44] and independently Wolfram [45] introduced Lattice Gas Cellular Automata (LGCA) to mimic fluid flow using supercomputers. g. triangular) lattice from site to site. Upon collision of two or more particles at a lattice site the particles scatter according to certain collision rules. Based on the universality of the applicability of the hydrodynamic equations, the hope was that, in spite of the schematic discrete representation of what was in reality a motion of particles in continuous position and velocity spaces, the LLGCA would give a sufficiently accurate and fast representation of fluid motion to compete with conventional methods like wind-tunnels or numerical solutions of the non-linear Navier-Stokes equations.

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