It is finally here! The first textbook for an advanced special topics class in Quantum Thermodynamics: Quantum Thermodynamics: An introduction to the thermodynamics of quantum information...

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It is finally here! The first textbook for an advanced special topics class in Quantum Thermodynamics: Quantum Thermodynamics: An introduction to the thermodynamics of quantum information...

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Starting Summer 2019 Akram Touil has joined the group as graduate student. His research will focus on the thermodynamics of chaotic quantum systems and quantum information scrambling. Welcome to...

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Quantum to classical transition in an information ratchet Phys. Rev. E 99, 042129 (2019) Josey Stevens and Sebastian Deffner Recent years have seen a flurry of research activity in the...

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Starting February 2019 Priyo Shankar Pal will be joining the group as Postdoctoral Research Associate. Priyo holds a doctoral degree from the Homi Bhaba National Institute, Mumbai, India, and he...

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Quantum fluctuation theorem for error diagnostics in quantum annealers Bartłomiej Gardas & Sebastian Deffner Sci. Rep. 8, 17191 (2018) Near term quantum hardware promises unprecedented...

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Efficiency of Harmonic Quantum Otto Engines at Maximal Efficiency Sebastian Deffner Entropy 20, 875 (2018) Recent experimental breakthroughs produced the first nano heat engines that...

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Dämonische Qubits

Dämonische Qubits: Experimente zur Thermodynamik der Quantencomputer machen vielversprechende Fortschritte (in German)
Sebastian Deffner
Physik Journal 17 (2018) 24

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Minimal dissipation in processes far from equilibrium

Minimal dissipation in processes far from equilibrium Marcus V. S. Bonança and Sebastian Deffner Phys. Rev. E 98, 042103 (2018) A central goal of thermodynamics is to identify optimal...

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Starting Fall 2018 Nathan Myers has joined the group as graduate student. His research will focus on the efficiency of quantum heat engines and their relevance for the frontiers of quantum...

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Quantum Zeno effect in correlated qubits Dominik Šafránek and Sebastian Deffner Phys. Rev. A 98, 032308 (2018) Near-term quantum hardware promises to achieve quantum supremacy. From a...

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