Journal of Statistical Physics

, Volume 84, Issue 5–6, pp 899–925 | Cite as

Chaotic hypothesis: Onsager reciprocity and fluctuation-dissipation theorem

  • Giovanni Gallavotti


It is shown that the chaoticity hypothesis recently introduced in statistical mechanics, which is analogous to Ruelle's principle for turbulence, implies the Onsager reciprocity and the fluctuation-dissipation theorem in various reversible models for coexisting transport phenomena.

Key Words

Chaotic hypothesis Ruelle principle Onsager reciprocity fluctuation dissipation 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Giovanni Gallavotti
    • 1
  1. 1.Center for Mathematical PhysicsRutgers UniversityNew Brunswick

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