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The book is here!

It is finally here! The first textbook for an advanced special topics class in Quantum Thermodynamics:   Quantum Thermodynamics: An introduction to the thermodynamics of quantum information...

Posted: July 2, 2019, 11:35 am

New graduate student: Akram Touil

Starting Summer 2019 Akram Touil has joined the group as graduate student. His research will focus on the thermodynamics of chaotic quantum systems and quantum information scrambling. Welcome to...

Posted: June 18, 2019, 1:11 am

New group member: Priyo Shankar Pal

Starting February 2019 Priyo Shankar Pal will be joining the group as Postdoctoral Research Associate. Priyo holds a doctoral degree from the Homi Bhaba National Institute, Mumbai, India, and he...

Posted: January 29, 2019, 7:25 am

New Paper: Scientific Reports

Quantum fluctuation theorem for error diagnostics in quantum annealers Bartłomiej Gardas & Sebastian Deffner Sci. Rep. 8, 17191 (2018) Near term quantum hardware promises unprecedented...

Posted: November 22, 2018, 5:37 pm

New Paper: Entropy

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

New Article: Physik Journal

Dämonische Qubits

Dämonische Qubits: Experimente zur Thermodynamik der Quantencomputer machen vielversprechende Fortschritte (in German) Sebastian Deffner Physik Journal 17 (2018) 24

Posted: October 4, 2018, 7:27 am

New Paper: Phys. Rev. E

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

New graduate student: Nathan Myers

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