# Experimental Quantum Thermodynamics with Linear Optics

@article{Zanin2019ExperimentalQT, title={Experimental Quantum Thermodynamics with Linear Optics}, author={G. L. Zanin and T. H{\"a}ffner and M. A. A. Talarico and Eduardo Inacio Duzzioni and Paulo H. Souto Ribeiro and Gabriel T. Landi and Lucas C. C{\'e}leri}, journal={Brazilian Journal of Physics}, year={2019}, volume={49}, pages={783-798} }

The study of non-equilibrium physics from the perspective of the quantum limits of thermodynamics and fluctuation relations can be experimentally addressed with linear optical systems. We discuss recent experimental investigations in this scenario and present new proposed schemes while discussing the potential advances they could bring to the field of quantum thermodynamics.

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