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The 000 48 phil attard Figure 2. Forward and reverse transitions. The solid lines are the adiabatic trajectories over an inﬁnitesimal time step, and the dashed lines are the stochastic transitions. ratio of the forward to the reverse transition probabilities is }ðG00 }ðGy GjÁt ; Xr Þ G00y jÁt ; Xyr Þ ÂÁ ðjG00 À G0 jÞeÀ½x 00 ¼ y ÂÁ ðjG À G 00 ¼ eÀ½x e e =Zss ðXr Þ y þx000 ÁXy =2kB ½xy þx000 ÁXyr =2kB Át ½x_ 00y Àx_ 00y ÁXyr =kB À½x r Á jÞe e Á Á e =Zss ðXyr Þ _ x_ Á ÁXr =kB þxÁXr =2kB ½x00Á þxÁ ÁXr =2kB Át ½xÀ e e 00y y 00y y y 00y y 00y y eÀ½x þx ÁXr =2kB e½xÁ þxÁ ÁXr =2kB eÁt ½x_ Àx_ Á ÁXr =kB 00 ¼ 000 _ x_ Á ÁXr =kB þx0 ÁXr =2kB ½x00Á þx0Á ÁXr =2kB Át ½xÀ eÀ½x _ x_ Á ÁXr =kB þxÁXr =2kB ½x00Á þxÁ ÁXr =2kB Át ½xÀ e e 00 00 00 eÀ½xþx00 ÁXr =2kB eÀ½xÁ þxÁ ÁXr =2kB eÀÁt ½x_ þx_ Á ÁXr =kB 00 _ x_ ¼ e½xÁ þxÁ ÁXr =kB eÁt ½xþ 00 ÁXr =kB ð175Þ the even terms canceling.
If the matrix is taken to be antisymmetric, ÈðxÞ ¼ ÀÈðxÞT ð123Þ then the quasi-orthogonality condition (121) is automatically satisﬁed. That same condition shows that ÈðxÞ ¼ E ÈðExÞT E ð124Þ since f 1 ðExÞ ¼ ÀEf 1 ðxÞ. The derivative of the second entropy, Eq. (109), is qSð2Þ ðx0 ; xjtÞ ¼ ^tg ðxÞ x þ12½XðxÞ þ 2^tf 1 ðxÞ 0 0 qx ð125Þ Hence the most likely terminal position is xðx; tÞ ¼ x À jtjg ðxÞÀ1 ½12XðxÞ þ ^tf 1 ðxÞ 0 jtj ¼ x À g ðxÞÀ1 XðxÞ À tÈðxÞXðxÞ 2 0 x À jtjLðx; ^tÞXðxÞ ð126Þ 34 phil attard The antisymmetric part of nonlinear transport matrix is not uniquely deﬁned (due to the nonuniqueness of È).
In terms of the terminal velocity (the same result holds for the coarse velocity), the most likely rate of production of the ﬁrst entropy is ð1Þ _ ^tÞ Á XðxÞ S_ ðxÞ ¼ xðx; ¼ À½^tQþ þ QÀ : XðxÞ2 ¼ À^tQþ : XðxÞ2 ð62Þ the second law of nonequilibrium thermodynamics 21 The asymmetric part of the transport matrix gives zero contribution to the scalar product and so does not contribute to the steady-state rate of ﬁrst entropy production . This was also observed by Casimir  and by Grabert et al.
Advances in Chemical Physics, Vol.140 (Wiley 2008) by Stuart A. Rice