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Volume 2012 (2012), Article ID 528737, 5 pages
Thermodynamic Derivation of the Fluctuation Theorem and Jarzynski Equality
Department of Meteorology, University of Reading, Reading RG6 6BB, UK
Received 14 February 2012; Accepted 15 March 2012
Academic Editors: M. Appell, C. Pierleoni, and Z. Slanina
Copyright © 2012 Maarten H. P. Ambaum. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.
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