Superstatistics: Theory and Applications

Christian Beck,
University of London

Superstatistics is a superposition of two (or more) different statistics on different time scales relevant for driven nonequilibrium systems with a stationary state and intense parameter fluctuations. It contains Tsallis statistics as a special case. Afterl briefly summarizing some of the theoretical aspects, I will describe recent physical applications of this concept to a) pattern forming systems b) hydrodynamic turbulence c) high energy scattering processes.