Zeitschrift für Physik B Condensed Matter

, Volume 51, Issue 1, pp 61–64 | Cite as

A relation between cumulants of a thermodynamic variable and the state equation

  • F. Schlögl
  • E. Schöll


A general relation between the cumulant of any order of a thermal variable and the thermal equilibrium state equation is pointed out. This relation has particular importance near the critical point of a phase transtion. This is discussed for standard examples.


Spectroscopy Neural Network State Physics General Relation Equilibrium State 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • F. Schlögl
    • 1
  • E. Schöll
    • 1
  1. 1.Institut für Theoretische Physik BRWTH AachenAachenFederal Republic of Germany

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