00-258 David Ruelle
Entropy production in quantum spin systems (25K, plain tex) Jun 7, 00
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Abstract. We consider a quantum spin system consisting of a finite subsystem connected to infinite reservoirs at different temperatures. In this setup we define nonequilibrium steady states and prove that the rate of entropy production in such states is nonnegative.

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