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Tsallis Entropy and the transition to scaling in fragmentation

By O Sotolongo-Costa, GJ Rodgers and AH Rodriguez

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By using the maximum entropy principle with Tsallis entropy we obtain a fragment size distribution function which undergoes a transition to scaling. This distribution function reduces to those obtained by other authors using Shannon entropy. The treatment is easily generalisable to any process of fractioning with suitable constraints

Topics: Soft condensed matter
Publisher: Entropy, An International and Interdisciplinary Journal of Entropy and Information Studies
Year: 2000
OAI identifier: oai:bura.brunel.ac.uk:2438/313
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