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Entropy 2004, 6(1), 1-10; doi:10.3390/e6010001

Special Issue on Quantum Limits to the Second Law of Thermodynamics

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Institute of Microelectronics Technology and High Purity Materials, Russian Academy of Sciences, 142432 Chernogolovka, Moscow Region, Russia
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Department of Physics, University of San Diego, San Diego, California, 92110, USA
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Received: 1 March 2004 / Accepted: 10 March 2004 / Published: 31 March 2004
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Quantum Limits to the Second Law of Thermodynamics)
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Over fifty years ago Arthur Eddington wrote [1]: “The second law of thermodynamics holds, I think, the supreme position among the laws of Nature. If someone points out to you that your pet theory of the universe is in disagreement with Maxwell's equations – then so much the worse for Maxwell's equations. If it is found to be contradicted by observation, well, these experimentalists do bungle things sometimes. But if your theory is found to be against the second law of thermodynamics I can give you no hope; there is nothing for it but to collapse in deepest humiliation”.[...] View Full-Text
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Nikulov, A.V.; Sheehan, D.P. Special Issue on Quantum Limits to the Second Law of Thermodynamics. Entropy 2004, 6, 1-10.

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