FM: 06-11 (mp_arc 06-197; cond-mat/0607231) Journal of Statistiical Physics, 126, 1201-1207, 2007 doi:10.1007/s10955-006-9244-2

Author : P. Garrido, G. Gallavotti

Title: Dissipation in a Driven Hard Disk System

Abstract: A simulation is performed aiming at checking the existence of a well defined stationary state for a two dimensional system of driven hard disks when energy dissipation takes place at the system boundaries and no bulk impurities are present.

Keywords: Chaos, Thermostats efficiency, Ergodic Hypothesis, SRB distribution, Time reversal, Fluctuation theorem, Chaotic hypothesis

G. Gallavotti, INFN, Universit\`a di Roma "La Sapienza", P. A. Moro 2, 00185, Roma, Italy