By Yuki Sughiyama and Sumiyoshi Abe

Generalizing a recent work [T. Taniguchi and E. G. D. Cohen, J. Stat. Phys. 126, 1 (2006)] that was based on the Onsager-Machlup theory, a nonlinear relaxation process is considered for a macroscopic thermodynamic quantity. It is found that the fluctuation theorem holds in the nonlinear nonequilibrium regime if the... Show more

March 11, 2008

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Fluctuation theorem for the renormalized entropy change in the strongly nonlinear nonequilibrium regime

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