Heat transport in low dimensions: introduction and phenomenology

Stefano Lepri, Roberto Livi, Antonio Politi

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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.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationThermal Transport in Low Dimensions
Subtitle of host publicationFrom Statistical Physics to Nanoscale Heat Transfer
EditorsStefano Lepri
Place of PublicationSwitzerland
Number of pages34
ISBN (Electronic)978-3-319-29261-8
ISBN (Print)978-3-319-29259-5
Publication statusPublished - 7 Apr 2016

Publication series

NameLecture Notes in Physics
ISSN (Print)0075-8450
ISSN (Electronic)1616-6361

Bibliographical note

We wish to thank L. Delfini and S. Iubini for their effective contribution to the achievement of several results summarized in this chapter.


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