The Linear Gas

  1. I. Prigogine2 and
  2. Stuart A. Rice3
  1. M. R. Hoare

Published Online: 14 MAR 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470143681.ch4

Advances in Chemical Physics, Volume 20

Advances in Chemical Physics, Volume 20

How to Cite

Hoare, M. R. (1971) The Linear Gas, in Advances in Chemical Physics, Volume 20 (eds I. Prigogine and S. A. Rice), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470143681.ch4

Editor Information

  1. 2

    University of Brussels, Brussels, Belgium

  2. 3

    Department of Chemistry and The James Franck Institue, The University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois

Author Information

  1. Department of Physics, Bedford College, Regent's Park, London, England

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 14 MAR 2007
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 1971

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780471699255

Online ISBN: 9780470143681

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Keywords:

  • four-magnet hysteresis cycle;
  • quasi-reversible symmetry breaking;
  • irreversible instabilities;
  • magnetization;
  • topological estimates

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Transport Equations

  • Transition Kernels

  • The Eigenvalue Problem

  • Spectral Theory of the Master Equation

  • Practical Methods for the Discretum

  • The Singular Eigenfunctions

  • Fokker-Planck Equations

  • Equilibrium Fluctuations

  • Conclusion