Generalized Langevin equations with time-dependent temperature
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A generalized Langevin equation describing the evolution of a particle in a heat bath with a time-dependent temperature is derived for a simple model. The temperature is controlled by introducing dissipative terms in the dynamical equations of the heat bath particles. The Langevin equation contains a term that is specifically associated with the variation of the temperature.
Key wordsLangevin equations time-dependent temperature heating and cooling processes
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