detailed balance


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detailed balance

[də′tāld ′bal·əns]
(statistical mechanics)
The hypothesis that when a system is in equilibrium any process occurs with the same frequency as the reverse process.
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There is yet no gener- ally accepted statistical mechanics of active matter, where the absence of detailed balance means that small differences in microscopic dynamics can in principle lead to very different macroscopic behaviour.
The conversational banking solution is developed specifically for the financial services industry, encompassing several customer service representative tasks, such as complex fraud issues, detailed balance inquiries, and account maintenance.
The audit reports on close to 150 institutions that the court sent to Parliament in November did not include detailed balance sheets and lacked the comprehensive data that Parliament needs to perform its budgetary oversight role.
The seven banks have yet to publish their detailed balance sheets and financial results for 2012.
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I presume there is a detailed balance sheet somewhere which is awash with red ink.
Also, the brief section on detailed balance is most welcome, as many biology students may equate it with simple equilibrium.
He raised questions about how the investment strategy worked, the company's lack of detailed balance sheets and its use of a small and little-known accounting firm.
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