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microstate

[′mī·krə‚stāt]
(statistical mechanics)
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The resting microstate networks (RMN): cortical distributions, dynamics, and frequency specific information flow.
The measure of disorder, entropy (S) is defined in terms of the number of microstates or probability (W), and k is a constant:
The exceptions to the dismal economic tragedies of Arab history were small Gulf microstates that created trading, logistics or finance hubs, notably Dubai, Qatar and Abu Dhabi.
He noted that 187 countries belong to the IMF and World Bank--literally every nation on Earth (not including microstates like Andorra, Monaco, Lichtenstein and San Marino) except for Cuba and North Korea.
Of the three Lusophone microstates in Africa, Cape Verde enjoys by far the strongest economy, benefiting from the tourist income generated by its proximity to Europe.
THREE European microstates - Monaco, San Marino and the Vatican City (left) - have agreements with the European Union permitting them to use the euro.
On a map of the Pacific these microstates appear almost like tossed sand, widely dispersed and hardly noticeable in the great blue expanse between the Western Hemisphere, Asia, and Australia.
Travel distribution technologies and sustainable tourism development: The case of the South Pacific microstates.
Like many German travelers, he preferred the idea of working with a few powerful rulers compared to the prospect of dealing with the many small microstates.
of Michigan) and their contributors cover a wide range of subjects, including Gromov-Witten theory, mirror symmetry in complex and symplectic geometry, and important ramifications in enumerative geometry, with specific papers addressing strong coupling, brane-induced gravity, heterotic geometry influxes, pure Yang-Mills theory, black hole microstates, gravitational singularity, recent developments in heterotic compactifications, instantons and torsion curves.