Enhanced Energy Distribution for Quantum Information Heat Engines
AbstractA new scenario for energy distribution, security and shareability is presented that assumes the availability of quantum information heat engines and a thermal bath. It is based on the convertibility between entropy and work in the presence of a thermal reservoir. Our approach to the informational content of physical systems that are distributed between users is complementary to the conventional perspective of quantum communication. The latter places the value on the unpredictable content of the transmitted quantum states, while our interest focuses on their certainty. Some well-known results in quantum communication are reused in this context. Particularly, we describe a way to securely distribute quantum states to be used for unlocking energy from thermal sources. We also consider some multi-partite entangled and classically correlated states for a collaborative multi-user sharing of work extraction possibilities. In addition, the relation between the communication and work extraction capabilities is analyzed and written as an equation. View Full-Text
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Diaz de la Cruz, J.M.; Martin-Delgado, M.A. Enhanced Energy Distribution for Quantum Information Heat Engines. Entropy 2016, 18, 335.
Diaz de la Cruz JM, Martin-Delgado MA. Enhanced Energy Distribution for Quantum Information Heat Engines. Entropy. 2016; 18(9):335.Chicago/Turabian Style
Diaz de la Cruz, Jose M.; Martin-Delgado, Miguel A. 2016. "Enhanced Energy Distribution for Quantum Information Heat Engines." Entropy 18, no. 9: 335.
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