Book Volume 885 2014

Large Deviations in Physics

The Legacy of the Law of Large Numbers

ISBN: 978-3-642-54250-3 (Print) 978-3-642-54251-0 (Online)

Table of contents (11 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xiv

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    Chapter

    Pages 1-27

    From the Law of Large Numbers to Large Deviation Theory in Statistical Physics: An Introduction

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    Chapter

    Pages 29-70

    Ergodicity: How Can It Be Broken?

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    Chapter

    Pages 71-92

    Large Deviations in Stationary States, Especially Nonequilibrium

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    Chapter

    Pages 93-133

    Fluctuation-Dissipation and Fluctuation Relations: From Equilibrium to Nonequilibrium and Back

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    Chapter

    Pages 135-160

    Large Deviations in Disordered Spin Systems

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    Chapter

    Pages 161-191

    Large Deviations in Monte Carlo Methods

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    Chapter

    Pages 193-220

    Large Deviations Techniques for Long-Range Interactions

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    Chapter

    Pages 221-241

    Large Deviations of Brownian Motors

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    Chapter

    Pages 243-261

    Stochastic Fluctuations in Deterministic Systems

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    Chapter

    Pages 263-293

    Anomalous Diffusion: Deterministic and Stochastic Perspectives

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    Chapter

    Pages 295-310

    Large Deviations in Turbulence

  13. Back Matter

    Pages 311-314