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Endoreversible Models for the Thermodynamics of Computing

Vakgroep elektronika en informatiesystemen, Universiteit Gent, Technologiepark 126, B-9052 Gent, Belgium
Entropy 2020, 22(6), 660; https://doi.org/10.3390/e22060660
Received: 20 May 2020 / Revised: 9 June 2020 / Accepted: 10 June 2020 / Published: 15 June 2020
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Finite-Time Thermodynamics)
Landauer’s principle says that, in principle, a computation can be performed without consumption of work, provided no information is erased during the computational process. This principle can be introduced into endoreversible models of thermodynamics. View Full-Text
Keywords: macroentropy; microentropy; endoreversible engine; reversible computing; Landauer’s principle macroentropy; microentropy; endoreversible engine; reversible computing; Landauer’s principle
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