# ergodic theory

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## English[edit]

### Noun[edit]

**ergodic theory** (*plural* **ergodic theories**)

- (mathematics, uncountable) The study of the properties of dynamic systems over large timescales.
- (mathematics) Any of a number of different formulations or schools of thought within ergodic theory as a whole.
**1994**, Ahmed Zewail,*Femtochemistry: Ultrafast Dynamics of the Chemical Bond - Volume 1*- They pointed out that the microscopic
**ergodic theories**of John von Neumann and Eberhard Hopf are not relevant to the problem of ergodic behavior in molecules.

- They pointed out that the microscopic