Mio Murao, leader of the quantum information group at the University of Tokyo, will be visiting our group next week.
Janet’s paper with Benjamin Huard’s Quantum Electronics group, reporting on the realisation of a quantum Maxwell demon with superconducting circuits, is published today in PNAS
Sai Vinjanampathy will be visiting the Quantum Non-Equilibrium group next week.
Harry and Janet’s paper, discussing entropy production in the strong coupling regime is published today in Phys. Rev. E https://journals.aps.org/pre/abstract/10.1103/PhysRevE.95.062123
Rui Sampaio will be visiting the Quantum Non-Equilibrium group next week.
Ian Ford will be visiting the Quantum Non-Equilibrium group today.
Harry’s first paper, discussing quantum fluctuating work along trajectories in the histories framework is published today a Fast Track communication in New Journal of Physics. http://iopscience.iop.org/article/10.1088/1367-2630/aa703f
Hamed’s paper, discussing constraints on a quantum heat engine that operates by measurement rather than by using heat from a thermal reservoir has appeared on the arxiv. https://arxiv.org/abs/1706.00938
Our paper with Paolo Solinas on Measurement-dependent corrections to work distributions arising from quantum coherences has appeared on the arxiv today. https://arxiv.org/abs/1705.10296
The 5th Quantum Thermodynamics Conference is starting today in Oxford.
Sai and Janet’s overview article on the field of Quantum Thermodynamics has appeared in Contemporary Physics today. http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/00107514.2016.1201896
Welcome to Hamed Mohammady, who will start his postdoc this week in the Quantum Non-equilibrium group!
Janet’s paper with Philipp Kammerlander reporting on how, and how much, additional thermodynamic work can be drawn from quantum systems that have coherences has been published in Scientific Reports. (https://www.nature.com/articles/srep22174)
Welcome to Harry Miller, who will start his PhD this week in the Quantum Non-equilibrium group!
The IoP has awarded the Bates Prize 2015, commemorating Sir David Bates FRS, to Janet for pioneering contributions to quantum information theory and its applications to quantum thermodynamics. (http://www.iop.org/activity/groups/subject/qqq/bates_prize/page_65535.html)
Our paper reporting on how the non-equilibrium dynamics of light-levitated nanospheres can provide information about temperatures at the nanoscale has been published in Nature Nanotechnology and made the cover! (http://www.nature.com/nnano/journal/v9/n6/covers/index.html)