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Title: Work probability distribution and tossing a biased coin
Authors: Saha, Arnab
Bhattacharjee, Jayanta K
Issue Date: 2011
Publisher: Phys Rev E
Citation: A. Saha, J. K. Bhattachrjee and S. Chakraborty, Work probability distribution and tossing a biased coin, Phys Rev E, 2011, 83, 011104
Abstract: We show that the rare events present in dissipated work that enters Jarzynski equality, when mapped appropriately to the phenomenon of large deviations found in a biased coin toss, are enough to yield a quantitative work probability distribution for the Jarzynski equality. This allows us to propose a recipe for constructing work probability distribution independent of the details of any relevant system. The underlying framework, developed herein, is expected to be of use in modeling other physical phenomena where rare events play an important role.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/123456789/176
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