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Condensed Matter and Statistical Physics Journal Club

Date: September 29, 2008
Title: Green-Kubo formula for heat conduction in open systems.
Speaker: Abhishek Dhar(RRI,Bangalore)
Abstract: I will talk about an an exact Green-Kubo type linear response result for the heat current in an open system. The result is derived for classical Hamiltonian systems coupled to heat baths. Both lattice models and fluid systems are studied and several commonly used implementations of heat baths, stochastic as well as deterministic, are considered. The differences with the usual Green-Kubo formula and some possible applications of the present formula will be pointed out