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    • Keywords


      Stochastic resonance; fluctuation theorem.

    • Abstract


      We study the fluctuations of work done and dissipated heat of a Brownian particle in a symmetric double well system. The system is driven by two periodic input signals that rock the potential simultaneously. Confinement in one preferred well can be achieved by modulating the relative phase between the drives. We show that in the presence of pumping the stochastic resonance signal is enhanced when analysed in terms of the average work done on the system per cycle. This is in contrast with the case when pumping is achieved by applying an external static bias, which degrades resonance. We analyse the nature of work and heat fluctuations and show that the steady state fluctuation theorem holds in this system.

    • Author Affiliations


      Navinder Singh1 Sourabh Lahiri1 A M Jayannavar1

      1. Institute of Physics, Sachivalaya Marg, Bhubaneswar 751 005, India
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  • Pramana – Journal of Physics | News

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