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microstate

[′mī·krə‚stāt]
(statistical mechanics)
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A number of non-member microstates are both LDCs and SIDS--Tuvalu, Timor-Leste, Comoros, Sao Tome and Principe, and Kiribati--and in these cases their economic vulnerability and low-level of development is compounded by their geographical remoteness and small size.
Via [W.sub.1], there is one possible microstate for each collapsed result as observed by or [MATHEMATICAL EXPRESSION NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII] in the apparatus subsystem reality.
"Such a microstate would serve as a focal point of regional instability and destabilization, as well as an exporter of terrorism," the US congressman stressed.
Drawing upon innovation studies and systems science literatures, we have constructed a hierarchically based model that contributes to explain the emergence of clinical solutions by recognizing the existence of microstate clinical innovation systems characterized by technological hierarchies changing over time.
The macroscopic state of the system is defined by a distribution on the microstates that are accessible to a system in the course of its thermal fluctuations.
However, if the simulation time is not long enough, initial positions have to be chosen with caution as the microstates generated by the MD simulation may not correspond to the equilibrium ones.
Pointing to the dominant role of possible microstates over the realized ones in the concept of entropy, we obtain further quantitative insight into the relation of biological organization with the realm of possibilities.
Located between Croatia and Serbia on a strip of land locally named 'pocket 3' of the Croatia-Serbia Border Dispute, the microstate was declared on 30th May 2019 by politician and activist Daniel Jackson.
The microstate also invested much in education and considered it an important engine for its national economy.
The high profile F1 Grand Prix shines the world's spotlight on this stylish location, when yachts of the rich and famous line up along the Mediterranean coast of this French microstate. However year round its glitzy casinos evokes the suaveness and sophistication of a Bond movie and the exclusive VIP nightclubs and trendy restaurants are where you'll find the elite set enjoying their time.
where En is the energy of the microstate [s.sub.n] and E is the expectation value of the energy of the system, which is constant since we are considering that the system is in equilibrium.