The Gibbs Paradox: Lessons from Thermodynamics

The Gibbs paradox in statistical mechanics is often taken to indicate that already in the classical domain particles should be treated as fundamentally indistinguishable. This paper shows, on the contrary, how one can recover the thermodynamical account of the entropy of mixing, while treating state...

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Main Author: Janneke van Lith
Format: Article
Published: MDPI AG 2018-04-01
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