Gennes: The evolution of the system

„[T]he evolution of the system has a certain stochastic character which is not due to external noise sources, but which is an intrinsic consequence of the non linearity in the hydrodynamic equations.“ (p. 9f.) #Gennes #system #noise

Gennes, Pierre-Gilles de, Phase Transition and Turbulence: An Introduction, in: Tormod Riste (Hg.), Fluctuations, Instabilities, and Phase Transitions. New York City/London: Plenum Press 1975, 1–18.