Thu, 26/11/2015 - 16:15
Campus Saarbr├╝cken, Geb. C6 3 (Physics Tower), HS II

Prof. Dr. Udo Seifert
Host: Prof. Dr. Heiko Rieger
Institute for Theoretical Physics, University Stuttgart

Stochastic thermodynamics

Stochastic thermodynamics provides a framework for describing small driven systems along their fluctuating trajectories using concepts of classical thermodynamics like work, heat and entropy production. After reviewing the basic principles, I will discuss recent applications to the efficiency of molecular motors, to thermoelectric transport in a magnetic field and to cellular information processing.













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