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When answering the question of what properties a material has, a theoretical physicist may ask. “What is its Hamiltonian?” or “What is its Lagrangian?” Most physicists seem to believe that every physical property of a material can be predicted once the Hamiltonian or Lagrangian of some physical phenomena are known.


Physical System Shannon Entropy Thermodynamical Entropy Equilibrium Statistical Mechanic Operational Thinking 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Research Center of Integrative Molecular Systems (CIMoS)Institute for Molecular ScienceOkazakiJapan
  2. 2.Institute for Quantum Studies, Chapman UniversityOrangeUSA

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