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Quantum heat engines and refrigerators

Known as: Quantum absorption refrigerator, Quantum refrigerators, Quantum heat engines 
A quantum heat engine is a device that generates power from the heat flow between hot and cold reservoirs. The operation mechanism of the engine can… Expand
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2017
2017
We combine the formalisms of Floquet theory and full counting statistics with a Markovian embedding strategy to access the… Expand
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2016
2016
The finite-time operation of a quantum heat engine that uses a single particle as a working medium generally increases the output… Expand
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2016
2016
We propose and analyze a simple mesoscopic quantum heat engine that exhibits both high power and high efficiency. The system… Expand
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2016
2016
An autonomous quantum thermal machine comprising a trapped atom or ion placed inside an optical cavity is proposed and analysed… Expand
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2015
Highly Cited
2015
We study stochastic energetic exchanges in quantum heat engines. Due to microreversibility, these obey a fluctuation relation… Expand
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2015
Highly Cited
2015
Heat machines on the atomic scale are surprisingly similar to their macroscopic classical counterparts. Theorists show that all… Expand
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2014
2014
At the very foundation of the second law of thermodynamics lies the fact that no heat engine operating between two reservoirs of… Expand
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2014
2014
We consider quantum heat engines that operate between nonequilibrium stationary reservoirs. We evaluate their maximum efficiency… Expand
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2006
Highly Cited
2006
The unavoidable irreversible loss of power in a heat engine is found to be of quantum origin. Following thermodynamic tradition… Expand
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2000
2000
A cyclic thermodynamic heat engine runs most efficiently if it is reversible. Carnot constructed such a reversible heat engine by… Expand
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