|Time:||November 13, 2018, 4:15 p.m. (CET)|
|University of Stuttgart, Lecture Hall V57.01|
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Irreversibility and the quantum arrow of time
Irreversibility is one of the most intriguing concepts in physics. While microscopic physical laws are perfectly reversible, macroscopic average behavior has a preferred direction in time. According to the second law of thermodynamics, this arrow of time is associated with a positive mean entropy production. We will discuss the physics of the quantum arrow of time and present results of recent experimental investigations of irreversibility in a nuclear magnetic resonance setup.