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Microscopic models of Brownian ratchets
Author(s): Christian Van den Broeck; Ryoichi Kawai; P. Meurs

Paper Abstract

A hard disk microscopic ratchet is introduced and studied with molecular dynamics. The properties of the systematic motion that appears when its two compartments are at different temperatures is documented.

Paper Details

Date Published: 7 May 2003
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 5114, Noise in Complex Systems and Stochastic Dynamics, (7 May 2003); doi: 10.1117/12.488564
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Christian Van den Broeck, Limburgs Univ. Ctr. (Belgium)
Ryoichi Kawai, Univ. of Alabama at Birmingham (United States)
P. Meurs, Limburgs Univ. Ctr. (Belgium)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 5114:
Noise in Complex Systems and Stochastic Dynamics
Lutz Schimansky-Geier; Derek Abbott; Alexander Neiman; Christian Van den Broeck, Editor(s)

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