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Refined Definitions of Heat and Work in Quantum Thermodynamics

@article{Ahmadi2019RefinedDO,
  title={Refined Definitions of Heat and Work in Quantum Thermodynamics},
  author={B Ahmadi and S. Salimi and A. S. Khorashad},
  journal={arXiv: Quantum Physics},
  year={2019}
}
In this paper unambiguous redefinitions of heat and work are presented for quantum thermodynamic systems. We will use the genuine reasoning based on which Clausius originally defined work and heat in establishing thermodynamics. The change in the energy which is accompanied by a change in the entropy is identified as heat, while any change in the energy which does not lead to a change in the entropy is known as work. It will be seen that quantum coherence does not allow all the energy exchanged… 

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