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The Hamiltonian structure of the BBGKY hierarchy equations

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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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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Additional Information:© 1984 American Mathematical Society. Research partially supported by DOE Contract DE-AT03-82ER-12097. Research partially supported by DOE Contract DE-FG05-80ET-53088.
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