Volume 182 2005

Chaotic Dynamics and Transport in Classical and Quantum Systems

Proceedings of the NATO Advanced Study Institute on International Summer School on Chaotic Dynamics and Transport in Classical and Quantum Systems Cargèse, Corsica 18–30 August 2003


ISBN: 978-1-4020-2945-5 (Print) 978-1-4020-2947-9 (Online)
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Table of contents (20 chapters)

  1. Theory

    1. Book Chapter

      Pages 1-14

      A Short Ergodic Theory Refresher

    2. Book Chapter

      Pages 15-33

      Notes on Spectral Theory, Mixing and Transport

    3. Book Chapter

      Pages 35-72

      Complexity, Fractal Dimensions and Topological Entropy in Dynamical Systems

    4. Book Chapter

      Pages 73-85

      Working with Complexity Functions

    5. Book Chapter

      Pages 87-105

      SRB distribution for Anosov maps

    6. Book Chapter

      Pages 107-157

      Dynamical Systems Theory of Irreversibility

    7. Book Chapter

      Pages 159-187

      Aspects of Open Quantum System Dynamics

    8. Book Chapter

      Pages 189-223

      Energy Surfaces and Hierarchies of Bifurcations

    9. Book Chapter

      Pages 225-238

      Phase-Space Semiclassical Analysis. Around Semiclassical Trace Formulae

  2. Applications

    1. Book Chapter

      Pages 239-267

      Atom-Optics Billiards

    2. Book Chapter

      Pages 269-280

      Control of Chaos and Separation of Particles in Inertia Ratchets

    3. Book Chapter

      Pages 281-301

      Fractal Time Random Walk and Subrecoil Laser Cooling Considered as Renewal Processes with Infinite Mean Waiting Times

    4. Book Chapter

      Pages 303-319

      Anomalous Transport in Two-Dimensional Plasma Turbulence

    5. Book Chapter

      Pages 321-331

      The Onset of Synchronism in Globally Coupled Ensembles of Chaotic and Periodic Dynamical Units

    6. Book Chapter

      Pages 333-348

      Quantum Breaking Time for Chaotic Systems with Phase Space Structures

    7. Book Chapter

      Pages 349-363

      Hamiltonian Chaos and Fractals in Cavity Quantum Electrodynamics

    8. Book Chapter

      Pages 365-399

      Inert and Reacting Transport

    9. Book Chapter

      Pages 401-412

      Anomalous Transport in Steady Plane Flows of Viscous Fluids

    10. Book Chapter

      Pages 413-429

      Tracer Transport During the Geostrophic Adjustment in the Equatorial Ocean

    11. Book Chapter

      Pages 431-440

      The Fermi-Pasta-Ulam Problem in the Thermodynamic Limit