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PERIMETER INSTITUTE RECORDED SEMINAR ARCHIVE

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Irreversibility, Entropy Production, and and Self-organization far from Equilibrium
Speaker(s): Jeremy England
Abstract: In the last few decades, substantial advances have been made in our ability to make general statements about the thermodynamics of systems driven far from thermal equilibrium. In this talk, I will give a brief overview of some the most basic results in this area and explain their connection to classic results in linear response theory. I will then describe how to formally construct the generalization of free energy for macrostates in a far-from-equilibrium system and discuss possible connections to self-organization phenomena in both biological and other contexts.
Date: 17/09/2014 - 10:00 am
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