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TIME REVERSAL

M. S. Sozzi

in Discrete Symmetries and CP Violation: From Experiment to Theory

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780199296668
eISBN:
9780191712074
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199296668.003.0004
Subject:
Physics, Theoretical, Computational, and Statistical Physics

This chapter deals with the time reversal symmetry, which is somehow different from space inversion, due to the fact that the description of physics is in terms of time evolution. The anti-unitarity ... More


Non-equilibrium thermodynamics

Stephen J. Blundell and Katherine M. Blundell

in Concepts in Thermal Physics

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199562091
eISBN:
9780191718236
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199562091.003.0034
Subject:
Physics, Particle Physics / Astrophysics / Cosmology

This chapter discusses non-equilibrium thermodynamics and shows how fluctuations lead to the Onsager reciprocal relations, which connect certain kinetic coefficients. It applies these ideas to ... More


Unifying Particle Physics with the Cosmology of the Primordial Universe

José Bernabéu and Adolfo Plasencia

in Is the Universe a Hologram?: Scientists Answer the Most Provocative Questions

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780262036016
eISBN:
9780262339308
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262036016.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Technology and Society

The dialogue with physicist José Bernabéu firstly looks into why discovery of the Higgs boson has a spiritual dimension and is a great starting point for new discovery. It then moves on to discuss ... More


Properties of Non-Instant and Nonlocal Corrections

Klaus Morawetz

in Interacting Systems far from Equilibrium: Quantum Kinetic Theory

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
February 2018
ISBN:
9780198797241
eISBN:
9780191838743
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198797241.003.0014
Subject:
Physics, Condensed Matter Physics / Materials

The derived nonlocal and non-instant shifts are discussed with respect to various symmetries and gauges. The classical counterparts are derived and found in agreement with the expected ... More


Topics in Mechanics

David J. N. Limebeer and Matteo Massaro

in Dynamics and Optimal Control of Road Vehicles

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2019
ISBN:
9780198825715
eISBN:
9780191864636
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198825715.003.0002
Subject:
Physics, Condensed Matter Physics / Materials

Chapter 2 provides a comprehensive review of the classical mechanics required when building vehicle models. Both vector-based methods and the variational approach to classical mechanics are reviewed, ... More


Brownian motion and thermal fluctuations

Masao Doi

in Soft Matter Physics

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
December 2013
ISBN:
9780199652952
eISBN:
9780191774942
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199652952.003.0006
Subject:
Physics, Soft Matter / Biological Physics, Condensed Matter Physics / Materials

Small particles suspended in a fluid are moving randomly. This Brownian motion is important in soft matter for two reasons: Firstly, the elements constituting soft matter (colloidal particles, ... More


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