Non-equilibrium thermodynamic potential and flux fluctuation theorem

M. Criado-Sancho, J. Casas-Vázquez, D. Jou

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Abstract

A flux fluctuation theorem proposed recently [Seitaridou, et al., J. Phys. Chem. B 111 (2007) 2288] on the relative probability of direct and reverse diffusion fluxes in a non-equilibrium steady state is related here to a non-equilibrium thermodynamic potential used in extended irreversible thermodynamics. This connection allows one to provide a new derivation of the theorem, which complements the previous one, to generalize it to other fluxes, and illustrates the thermodynamic relevance of this theorem. © 2009 Elsevier B.V. All rights reserved.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)3301-3303
JournalPhysics Letters, Section A: General, Atomic and Solid State Physics
Volume373
Issue number37
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 7 Sep 2009

Keywords

  • Extended irreversible thermodynamics
  • Fluctuations
  • Flux fluctuation theorem
  • Maximum-entropy formalism
  • Non-equilibrium thermodynamics

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