Ergodic Theory and Approach to Equilibrium for Finite and Infinite Systems

  • Oscar E. LanfordIII
Conference paper
Part of the Acta Physica Austriaca book series (FEWBODY, volume 10/1973)


In this lecture, I will have something to say about:
  1. a)

    Classical ergodic theory for finite classical systems

  2. b)

    Time development and approach to equilibrium for infinite classical and quantum systems.



Hilbert Space Measure Zero Equilibrium Measure Heisenberg Model Infinite System 


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© Springer-Verlag 1973

Authors and Affiliations

  • Oscar E. LanfordIII
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of MathematicsUniversity of CaliforniaBerkeleyUSA
  2. 2.Institut des Hautes Études Scientifiques91-Bures-sur-YvetteFrance

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