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Communications in Mathematical Physics

, Volume 79, Issue 1, pp 9–24 | Cite as

Vlasov hydrodynamics of a quantum mechanical model

  • Heide Narnhofer
  • Geoffrey L. Sewell
Article

Abstract

We derive the Vlasov hydrodynamics from the microscopic equations of a quantum mechanical model, which simulates that of an assembly of gravitating particles. In addition we show that the local microscopic dynamics of the model corresponds, on a suitable time-scale, to that of an ideal Fermi gas.

Keywords

Neural Network Statistical Physic Complex System Nonlinear Dynamics Mechanical Model 
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© Springer-Verlag 1981

Authors and Affiliations

  • Heide Narnhofer
    • 1
  • Geoffrey L. Sewell
    • 2
  1. 1.Institut für Theoretische PhysikUniversität WienWienOsterreich
  2. 2.Department of PhysicsQueen Mary CollegeLondonEngland

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