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Statistical measure of complexity of hard-sphere gas: applications to nuclear matter

Ch. C. Moustakidis, K. Ch. Chatzisavvas, N. S. Nikolaidis, C. P. Panos


We apply the statistical measure of complexity, introduced by Lopez-Ruiz, Mancini and Calbet to a hard-sphere dilute Fermi gas whose particles interact via a repulsive hard-core potential. We employ the momentum distribution of this system to calculate the information entropy, the disequilibrium and the statistical complexity. We examine possible connections between the particle correlations and energy of the system with those information and complexity measures. The hard-sphere model serves as a test bed for concepts about complexity.


Statistical Complexity, Information Entropy, Hard-Sphere Gas

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