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Statistical mechanics of dissipative systems

Grant number: 08/53213-3
Support type:Research Projects - Thematic Grants
Duration: February 01, 2009 - January 31, 2013
Field of knowledge:Physical Sciences and Mathematics - Physics - Condensed Matter Physics
Principal Investigator:Roberto Luzzi
Grantee:Roberto Luzzi
Home Institution: Instituto de Física Gleb Wataghin (IFGW). Universidade Estadual de Campinas (UNICAMP). Campinas , SP, Brazil
Co-Principal Investigators:Aurea Rosas Vasconcellos
Associated scholarship(s):11/14341-9 - Non-equilibrium statistical thermodynamics of excited magnons, BP.PD


Continuation of activities in the area of Non-Equilibrium Statistical Mechanics dealing with fundamentals and methods, as well as the development of an Irreversible Statistical Thermodynamics and a Generalized Hydrodynamics (referred-to as Mesoscopic Hydro-Thermodynamics). Special emphasis is given to relevant applications in Science, Technology and Innovation (Electronics, Optoelectronics, Polymers Technology, Fluid Under Flow, etc.). (AU)