Marsden, Jerrold E. and Morrison , Philip J. and Weinstein, Alan J.
(1984)
*The Hamiltonian structure of the BBGKY hierarchy equations.*
In:
Fluids and plasmas : geometry and dynamics.
Contemporary mathematics.
No.28.
American Mathematical Society
, Providence, R.I., pp. 115-124.
ISBN 0821850288
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## Abstract

The BBGKY hierarchy equations for the evolution of the i-point functions of a plasma with electrostatic interactions are shown to be Hamiltonian. The Poisson brackets are Lie-Poisson brackets on the dual of a Lie algebra. This algrebra is constructed from the algebra of n-point functions under Poisson bracket and the filtration obtained by considering subspaces of i-point functions, 1 ≤ i ≤ n.

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