I'm interested in the derivation of relativistic boltzmann equation from entropy after reading Scott Dodelson's wonderful cosmology book. Does anyone know of any good readings for this?(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

The usual way of doing things in classical mechanics is to assume [itex]\frac{dN}{dt}= 0[/itex] and go from there; but boltzmann eq. can also be derived starting from maximizing entropy.

I wonder if there is any similar derivation for e.g. quantum field theory or just special/general relativistic theory. The assumption [itex]\frac{dN}{dt}= 0[/itex] is not applicable in the quantum field theory.

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# Relativistic Boltzmann (including QM) equation from entropy?

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