Stability, detailed balance and KMS condition for quantum systems

  • Alberto Frigerio
  • Vittorio Gorini
  • Maurizio Verri
Short Communications
Part of the Lecture Notes in Physics book series (LNP, volume 80)


We give characterizations of the states of thermodynamic equilibrium of infinitely extended and finite quantum systems in terms of stability under interactions and of a quantum condition of detailed balance.


Detailed Balance Heat Bath Weak Coupling Limit Quantum Dynamical Semigroup quasiFree State 
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© Springer-Verlag 1978

Authors and Affiliations

  • Alberto Frigerio
    • 1
    • 2
  • Vittorio Gorini
    • 1
    • 2
  • Maurizio Verri
    • 3
    • 4
  1. 1.Istituto di Fisica dell'UniversitáMilanoItaly
  2. 2.Istituto Nazionale di Fisica NucleareSezione di MilanoItaly
  3. 3.Istituto di Matematica del PolitecnicoMilanoItaly
  4. 4.Istituto Nazionale di Fisica NucleareSezione di MilanoItaly

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