Efficiency of Harmonic Quantum Otto Engines at Maximal Efficiency Sebastian Deffner Entropy 20, 875 (2018) Recent experimental breakthroughs produced the first nano heat engines that...
Posted: November 16, 2018 5:36 AM
Dämonische Qubits: Experimente zur Thermodynamik der Quantencomputer machen vielversprechende Fortschritte (in German)
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Posted: October 4, 2018 7:27 AM
Minimal dissipation in processes far from equilibrium
Minimal dissipation in processes far from equilibrium Marcus V. S. Bonança and Sebastian Deffner Phys. Rev. E 98, 042103 (2018) A central goal of thermodynamics is to identify optimal...
Posted: October 2, 2018 6:10 PM
Starting Fall 2018 Nathan Myers has joined the group as graduate student. His research will focus on the efficiency of quantum heat engines and their relevance for the frontiers of quantum...
Posted: September 20, 2018 11:54 AM
Quantum Zeno effect in correlated qubits Dominik Šafránek and Sebastian Deffner Phys. Rev. A 98, 032308 (2018) Near-term quantum hardware promises to achieve quantum supremacy. From a...
Posted: September 10, 2018 3:32 PM
Jarzynski Equality for Driven Quantum Field Theories Phys. Rev. X 8, 011033 Anthony Bartolotta and Sebastian Deffner Since the middle of the last century, quantum field theory—a theoretical...
Posted: February 27, 2018 4:05 PM
Precision thermometry and the quantum speed limit
Precision thermometry and the quantum speed limit Steve Campbell, Marco G. Genoni, and Sebastian Deffner Quantum Sci. Technol. 3, 025002 (2018) We assess precision thermometry for an...
Posted: February 5, 2018 9:27 AM
Quantum speed limit may put brakes on quantum computers
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Posted: January 11, 2018 8:58 PM
Dr. Deffner featured on WAMC
A new, more secure computer is on the way to protect our most sensitive data. Sebastian Deffner, assistant professor of physics at the University of Maryland Baltimore County, explores quantum...
Posted: December 11, 2017 11:11 AM
Kibble-Zurek scaling of the irreversible entropy production
Kibble-Zurek scaling of the irreversible entropy production Sebastian Deffner Phys. Rev. E 96 (2017) 052125 If a system is driven at finite rate through a phase transition by varying an...
Posted: November 17, 2017 7:46 AM