Stochastic Thermodynamics: Experiment and Theory

International Workshop
10 - 14 September 2018

Stochastic thermodynamics describes the fluctuating behaviour of small systems driven
out of equilibrium. Recent experimental advances have led to precise experimental
tests of fluctuation relations and other novel universal thermodynamic features
at the mesoscale.

This workshop will bring together experimentalists and theorists to discuss the state of
the art and future directions of this emerging, evolving field.

Topics include

  • Fluctuation relations
  • Uncertainty relations
  • Large deviations and extreme values
  • New universal properties
  • Small engines
  • Optimal thermodynamic protocols
  • Information thermodynamics
  • Thermodynamics of living systems

Invited speakers

Janet Anders (UK)
Erik Aurell (SE)
Andre C. Barato (DE)
Clemens Bechinger (DE)
Freddy Bouchet (FR)
Raphaël Chétrite (FR)
Livia Conti (IT)
Massimiliano Esposito (LU)
Pierre Gaspard (BE)
Momcilo Gavrilov (US)
Shamik Gupta (IN)
Peter Hänggi (DE)
Jordan M. Horowitz (US)
Christopher Jarzynski (US)
Frank Jülicher (DE)
Katja Lindenberg (US)
Eric Lutz (DE)
Christian Maes (BE)
Ignacio A. Martínez (ES)
Antoine Naert (FR)
Izaak Neri (DE)
Juan MR Parrondo (ES)
Jukka P. Pekola (FI)
Félix Ritort (ES)
Takahiro Sagawa (JP)
Shin-ichi Sasa (JP)
Udo Seifert (DE)
Ken Sekimoto (FR)
David Sivak (CA)
Hugo Touchette (ZA)
Shoichi Toyabe (JP)
Christian Van den Broeck (BE)



Scientific Coordinators

John Bechhoefer
(Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, Canada)

Sergio Ciliberto
(Laboratoire de Physique de I'ENS de Lyon, France)

Simone Pigolotti
(Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate University, Okinawa, Japan)

Edgar Roldán
(Max Planck Institute for the Physics of Complex Systems, Dresden, Germany)




Mandy Lochar
(Max Planck Institute for the Physics of Complex Systems, Dresden, Germany)


The applications is closed.

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Scientific Program

The scientific program of the workshop will be available in August 2018, approximately.

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