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Fundamental energy requirements of information processing and transmission

  title={Fundamental energy requirements of information processing and transmission},
  author={Daniel Angley},
This thesis investigates fundamental limits on the energy required to process and transmit information. By combining physical laws, such as the second law of thermodynamics, with information theory, we present novel limits on the e ciency of systems that track objects, perform stochastic control, switch communication systems and communicate information. This approach yields results that apply regardless of how the system is constructed. While the energy required to perform an ideal measurement… 


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