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A Markovian birth and death description of fluctuating hydrodynamics

  • L. Brenig
  • W. Horsthemkett
  • M. Malek-Mansour
  • P. M. Bisch
A. Effets prétransitionnels et étude du point critique
Part of the Lecture Notes in Physics book series (LNP, volume 72)

Abstract

A Master Equation describing a discrete Markov process which is a stochastic version of the Boltzmann equation is constructed. The relation of this formulation to the usual Langevin equation approach is discussed.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • L. Brenig
    • 1
  • W. Horsthemkett
    • 1
  • M. Malek-Mansour
    • 1
  • P. M. Bisch
    • 1
  1. 1.Faculté des sciences, C.P. 231Université Libre de BruxellesBrusselsBelgium

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