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Activated escape of driven systems.

Dykman, M. I. and Khovanov, I. A. and Luchinsky, D. G. and Mannella, R. and McClintock, Peter V. E. and Smelyanskiy, V. N. (2000) Activated escape of driven systems. In: Unsolved Problems of Noise and Fluctuations. American Institute of Physics, Melville, NY, pp. 515-520. ISBN 1-56396-826-6

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Abstract

The problem of activated escape in a far-from-equilibrium system is analysed theoretically, numerically and by analogue electronic experiments. The process is shown to occur via optimal fluctuations that are well described, under diverse conditions, in terms of a new physical quantity, the logarithmic susceptibility (LS).

Item Type: Contribution in Book/Report/Proceedings
Subjects: Q Science > QC Physics
Departments: Faculty of Science and Technology > Engineering
Faculty of Science and Technology > Physics
ID Code: 31930
Deposited By: Professor P. V. E. McClintock
Deposited On: 08 Mar 2010 11:46
Refereed?: No
Published?: Published
Last Modified: 26 Jul 2012 21:44
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URI: http://eprints.lancs.ac.uk/id/eprint/31930

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