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Princeton Center for Theoretical Science presents
Fifth Annual Visiting Lectureship Series, 2015

Dr. Gavin Crooks 

Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, CA

April 6-17, 2015

Seminars:

7 April
1:00 pm
Room A06 Jadwin Hall
The fluctuations of dissipation 
(Equilibrium and disequilibrium; fluctuations theorems and the Jarzynski’s identity; experiments and observations)

14 April
1:00 pm
Room A06 Jadwin Hall
Perturbation and response
(fluctuations and dissipation; linear response; the geometry of thermodynamics)

16 April
1:00 pm
Room A06 Jadwin Hall
Entropy and information
(Maxwell’s demon and Landauer’s principle; The arrow of time)

PUBLIC LECTURE
The Ambiguity of Time’s Arrow
In the microscopic world of atoms and molecules the direction
of time is indeterminate and uncertain; but life prevails.
Thursday, April 9 ∙   Jadwin Hall, Room A-10  ∙  8:00 pm

Dr. Crooks' website: threeplusone.com/gec/lectures