Fluctuations and large deviations in nonequilibrium systems
Raman Research Institute, Bangalore, India
Mon, Oct. 01st 2012, 14:00
Salle Claude Itzykson, Bât. 774, Orme des Merisiers
I will start with fluctuation theorems and its connections to large deviations. I will then describe how the large deviation function can be evaluated for the heat flow across a harmonic chain. Finally, I will show application of the results to an recent experiment.