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Unifying thermodynamic geometries

  title={Unifying thermodynamic geometries},
  author={Shriram Chennakesavalu and Grant M. Rotskoff},
Controlling thermodynamic cycles to minimize the dissipated heat is a longstanding goal in thermodynamics, and more recently, a central challenge in stochastic thermodynamics for nanoscale systems. Here, we introduce a theoretical and computational framework for optimizing nonequilibrium control protocols that can transform a system between two distributions in a minimally dissipative fashion. These protocols optimally transport a system along a Wasserstein geodesic, paths through the space of… 

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