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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… 
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2019
2019
We investigate two coupled spins 1/2 in a magnetic field as the working substance of the quantum Otto cycle. In the quantum… 
2018
2018
The operation of autonomous finite-time quantum heat engines rely on the existence of a stable limit cycle in which the dynamics… 
Highly Cited
2018
Highly Cited
2018
Quantum Thermodynamics is a continuous dialogue between two independent theories: Thermodynamics and Quantum Mechanics. Whenever… 
Highly Cited
2016
Highly Cited
2016
An autonomous quantum thermal machine comprising a trapped atom or ion placed inside an optical cavity is proposed and analysed… 
Highly Cited
2015
Highly Cited
2015
Heat machines on the atomic scale are surprisingly similar to their macroscopic classical counterparts. Theorists show that all… 
2015
2015
The concept of inner friction, by which a quantum heat engine is unable to follow adiabatically its strokes and thus dissipates… 
2014
2014
At the very foundation of the second law of thermodynamics lies the fact that no heat engine operating between two reservoirs of… 
Highly Cited
2014
Highly Cited
2014
We study stochastic energetic exchanges in quantum heat engines. Due to microreversibility, these obey a fluctuation relation… 
Highly Cited
2014
Highly Cited
2014
Clausius statement of the second law of thermodynamics reads: Heat will flow spontaneously from a hot to cold reservoir. This… 
2009
2009
Thermoelectric refrigerators (TEMs) offer several advantages over vapor-compression refrigerators. They are free of moving parts…