Quantum thermodynamics

@article{Vinjanampathy2016QuantumT,
  title={Quantum thermodynamics},
  author={Sai Vinjanampathy and Janet Anders},
  journal={Contemporary Physics},
  year={2016},
  volume={57},
  pages={545 - 579}
}
Quantum thermodynamics is an emerging research field aiming to extend standard thermodynamics and non-equilibrium statistical physics to ensembles of sizes well below the thermodynamic limit, in non-equilibrium situations and with the full inclusion of quantum effects. Fuelled by experimental advances and the potential of future nanoscale applications, this research effort is pursued by scientists with different backgrounds, including statistical physics, many-body theory, mesoscopic physics… 
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