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  • New Paper: PRX Quantum

    Information Scrambling versus Decoherence—Two Competing Sinks for Entropy Akram Touil and Sebastian Deffner DOI: A possible solution of the...
    Posted: January 13, 2021 1:26 PM
  • Special Issue: now open for submisson!

    The Special Issue is now open for submission: 1 November 2020 - 30 April 2021 Synthetic nanoscale machines, like their macromolecular biological counterparts, perform tasks that involve the...
    Posted: November 10, 2020 4:17 AM
  • New Paper: Nature Physics

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    Controlling the speed and trajectory of evolution with counterdiabatic driving Shamreen Iram, Emily Dolson, Joshua Chiel, Julia Pelesko, Nikhil Krishnan, Özenç Güngör, Benjamin Kuznets-Speck,...
    Posted: August 24, 2020 2:02 PM
  • New Paper: EPL

    Thermodynamic control —An old paradigm with new applications Sebastian Deffner and Marcus V. S. Bonança EPL 131, 20001 (2020) Tremendous research efforts have been invested in exploring and...
    Posted: August 7, 2020 9:06 AM
  • New Paper: New Journal of Physics

    Stochastic thermodynamics of relativistic Brownian motion P. S. Pal and Sebastian Deffner New J. Phys. 22, 073054 (2020) Physical scenarios that require a relativistic treatment are...
    Posted: July 28, 2020 10:57 AM
  • New Paper: Physical Review Research

    Kibble-Zurek scaling in quantum speed limits for shortcuts to adiabaticity Ricardo Puebla, Sebastian Deffner, and Steve Campbell Phys. Rev. Research 2, 032020(R) (2020) Geometric quantum...
    Posted: July 28, 2020 10:56 AM
  • New Paper: Journal of Nonequilibrium Thermodynamics

    Endoreversible Otto Engines at Maximal Power Zackary Smith, Priyo S. Pal, and Sebastian Deffner DOI: 10.1515/jnet-2020-0039 Despite its idealizations, thermodynamics has proven its power...
    Posted: June 2, 2020 4:24 AM
  • Congratulations, Jacob and Alexandria!

    Undergraduate researchers, Jacob McCready and Alexandria Udenkwo, have both won the Undergraduate Research Award 2020. Congratulations!
    Posted: May 27, 2020 1:39 PM
  • New Paper: Quantum Science and Technology

    Quantum scrambling and the growth of mutual information Akram Touil and Sebastian Deffner Quantum Science and Technology, Volume 5, Number 3 Quantum information scrambling refers to the...
    Posted: May 26, 2020 11:03 AM
  • New Paper: Physical Review Letters

    Phys. Rev. Lett. 124, 110601 (2020)
    Orthogonality Catastrophe as a Consequence of the Quantum Speed Limit Thomás Fogarty, Sebastian Deffner, Thomas Busch, and Steve Campbell Phys. Rev. Lett. 124, 110601 (2020) A remarkable...
    Posted: March 16, 2020 11:51 AM