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Non-Thermal Quantum Engine in Transmon Qubits

Instituto de Física de São Carlos, Universidade de São Paulo, C.P. 369, 13560-970 São Carlos, SP, Brazil
Department of Physics, University of Maryland Baltimore County, Baltimore, MD 21250, USA
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Entropy 2019, 21(6), 545;
Received: 8 May 2019 / Revised: 24 May 2019 / Accepted: 27 May 2019 / Published: 29 May 2019
The design and implementation of quantum technologies necessitates the understanding of thermodynamic processes in the quantum domain. In stark contrast to macroscopic thermodynamics, at the quantum scale processes generically operate far from equilibrium and are governed by fluctuations. Thus, experimental insight and empirical findings are indispensable in developing a comprehensive framework. To this end, we theoretically propose an experimentally realistic quantum engine that uses transmon qubits as working substance. We solve the dynamics analytically and calculate its efficiency. View Full-Text
Keywords: quantum heat engines; quantum thermodynamics; nonequilibrium systems quantum heat engines; quantum thermodynamics; nonequilibrium systems
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Cherubim, C.; Brito, F.; Deffner, S. Non-Thermal Quantum Engine in Transmon Qubits. Entropy 2019, 21, 545.

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Cherubim C, Brito F, Deffner S. Non-Thermal Quantum Engine in Transmon Qubits. Entropy. 2019; 21(6):545.

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Cherubim, Cleverson, Frederico Brito, and Sebastian Deffner. 2019. "Non-Thermal Quantum Engine in Transmon Qubits" Entropy 21, no. 6: 545.

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