Stable measures and processes in statistical physics

  • Aleksander Weron
  • Karina Weron
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Part of the Lecture Notes in Mathematics book series (LNM, volume 1153)


It is shown how α-stable distributions arise in statistical physics. A probabilistic proof of Khalfin’s formula for decaying quantum systems is given. Also ergodic properties of symmetric α-stable flows in classical statistical mechanics are discussed.


Stable Distribution Ergodic Property Radioactive Nucleus Classical Statistical Mechanic Decay System 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Aleksander Weron
    • 1
  • Karina Weron
    • 2
  1. 1.Center for Stochastic Processes Department of StatisticsUniversity of North CarolinaChapel Hill
  2. 2.Department of Physics and AstronomyLouisiana State UniversityBaton Rouge

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