The statistical mechanical resolution of a thermodynamic paradox Academic Article uri icon


  • We discuss a thermodynamic paradox suggested by Fallows and Greenleaf. Using quantum statistical mechanics, we analyze the problem in detail, showing why no paradox arises. 1981, Plenum Publishing Corporation. All rights reserved.

published proceedings

  • Journal of Statistical Physics

author list (cited authors)

  • Boley, C. D., & Scully, M. O.

citation count

  • 3

complete list of authors

  • Boley, CD||Scully, Marlan O

publication date

  • January 1981