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COLOQUIO DEL 05/07: Experiments in stochastic thermodynamics : short history and perspectives

El coloquio del Instituto Balseiro del viernes 05 de julio se titula: "Experiments in stochastic thermodynamics : short history and perspectives". El expositor es Sergio Ciliberto del Université de Lyon, CNRS, Laboratoire de Physique, Ecole Normale Supérieure de Lyon, France.
Se realizará a las 14.30 hs. en el Salón de Actos del Instituto Balseiro, en el Centro Atómico Bariloche (Av. Bustillo 9500). La entrada es gratuita y abierta a todo el público. Para ingresar, es necesario presentar el DNI en la entrada del CAB.

We summarize in this talk the experiments which have been performed to test the theoretical findings in stochastic thermodynamics such as Fluctuation Theorem, Jarzynski equality, stochastic entropy, out of equilibrium Fluctuation Dissipation Theorem and the generalized first and second laws. We shortly describe experiments on mechanical oscillators, colloids, biological systems and electric circuits in which the statistical properties of out of equilibrium fluctuations have been measured and characterized using the above mentioned tools. We discuss the main findings and drawbacks. Special emphasis is given to the connection between information and thermodynamics. The perspective and follow up of stochastic thermodynamics in future experiments and in practical applications are finally discussed.


Sergio Ciliberto studied at the University of Florence Italy. Since 1991 he is Research Director of CNRS and he works at the Physics Laboratory of ENS in Lyon. He has been visiting scientist in several laboratories. He is an experimentalist and he worked in different fields of physics such as hydrodynamics, material science, chaotic dynamics and more recently in out of equilibrium statistical physics. On this subject he got in 2010 an ERC Advanced Grant, in 2018 a price of Academie de Science and in 2019 the EPS price on Statistical and Non-Linear physics. He published 180  articles in international journals. He has been the laboratory director and vice president in charge of research of ENSL.  He has been a  member of several national (CNRS,AERES) and international (ERC, Minerva Foundation) committees and institutions.

Información adicional

  • Fecha: Viernes, 05 Julio 2019
  • Hora: 14.30
  • Lugar: Salón de Actos del Instituto Balseiro / Centro Atómico Bariloche (Av. Bustillo 9500).
  • Entrada: Gratuita. Se debe presentar DNI en la entrada del CAB.