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  • Hermann Haken
Part of the Springer Series in Synergetics book series (SSSYN, volume 1)

Abstract

Let us begin with some typical observations of our daily life. When we bring a cold body in contact with a hot body, heat is exchanged so that eventually both bodies acquire the same temperature (Fig. 1.1). The system has become completely homogeneous, at least macroscopically. The reverse process, however, is never observed in nature. Thus there is a unique direction into which this process goes.

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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1983

Authors and Affiliations

  • Hermann Haken
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  1. 1.Institut für Theoretische PhysikUniversität StuttgartStuttgart 80Fed. Rep. of Germany

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