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Author: Giovanni Gallavotti

Title: Entropy driven intermitency.
 
Abstract: This note reviews some physical aspects of the chaotic hypothesis in nonequilibrium statistical mechanics and attempts at the physical interpretation of the fluctuation theorem as a quantitative intermittency property.

Keywords: Chaos, Nonequilibrium, Fluid mechanics, Irreversibility, Entropy

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