- Colóquio: Statistical Mechanics of Systems with long-range interactions. Yan Levin
- 25.08.2015 16.00 h
- Anfiteatro Antônio Cabral - Porto Alegre
- Colóquios 2015
Systems with long-range forces behave very differently from those in which particles interact through short-range potentials. For systems with short-range interactions, for arbitrary initial conditions, the final stationary state corresponds to the thermodynamic equilibrium and can be described equivalently by either a microcanonical, canonical, or a grand-canonical ensemble. On the other hand, for systems with unscreened long-range forces, equivalence between ensembles breaks down. Isolated long-range interacting systems — in thermodynamic limit — do not evolve to the usual Maxwell-Boltzmann equilibrium, but become trapped in a non-ergodic stationary state which explicitly depends on the initial particle distribution. In this talk, a theoretical framework will be presented which allows us to predict the final stationary state to which a long-range interactioning system will evolve. The theory is able to quantitatively account for both density and velocity distributions in the stationary state, without any adjustable parameters [1,2,3].
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 Y. Levin, R. Pakter, F.B, Rizzato, T.N. Teles, and F.P.C. Benetti, Phys. Rep. 535, 1 (2014)
- Anfiteatro Antônio Cabral
- Porto Alegre
- Rio Grande do Sul
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