In this chapter we introduce some of the basic models and concepts that will be discussed throughout the volume. In particular we describe systems of nonlinear oscillators arranged on low-dimensional lattices and summarize the phenomenology of their transport properties.
|Title of host publication||Thermal Transport in Low Dimensions|
|Subtitle of host publication||From Statistical Physics to Nanoscale Heat Transfer|
|Place of Publication||Switzerland|
|Number of pages||34|
|Publication status||Published - 7 Apr 2016|
|Name||Lecture Notes in Physics|
We wish to thank L. Delfini and S. Iubini for their effective contribution to the achievement of several results summarized in this chapter.