Reference : Stochastic thermodynamics: A powerful tool to control small systems
Scientific congresses, symposiums and conference proceedings : Unpublished conference
Physical, chemical, mathematical & earth Sciences : Physics
http://hdl.handle.net/10993/12352
Stochastic thermodynamics: A powerful tool to control small systems
English
Esposito, Massimiliano mailto [University of Luxembourg > Faculty of Science, Technology and Communication (FSTC) > Physics and Materials Science Research Unit >]
1-Jun-2012
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International
Search and Stochastic Phenomena in Complex Physical and Biological Systems
from 28 May to 1 June 2012
IFICS
Palma de Mallorca
Spain
[en] Small systems are often subjected to strong fluctuations and can easily be driven far from equilibrium. My aim is to show that stochastic thermodynamics is a powerful theory that can help us better understand how to manipulate and control small systems in an efficient way. I will discuss in particular how a stochastic driving or a feedback control can be used to make small systems, such as single level quantum dots, operate as efficient thermodynamic machines.

[1] M. Esposito, "Stochastic thermodynamics under coarse-graining", Phys. Rev. E 85, 041125 (2012)
[2] M. Esposito, N. Kumar, K. Lindenberg and C. Van den Broeck, "Stochastically driven single level quantum dot: a nano-scalefinite-time thermodynamic machine and its various operational modes", Phys. Rev. E 85, 031117 (2012)
[3] M. Esposito and G. Schaller, "Stochastic thermodynamics for 'Maxwell demon' feedbacks", arxiv:1204.5671
http://hdl.handle.net/10993/12352

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