“Quantum Work” by CTAMOP members picked by the Editors of Phys. Rev. Lett.

Last updated May 29, 2017 by Andrew Brown

A paper by CTAMOP members Gabriele De Chiara and Mauro Paternostro has been published in Phys Rev. Lett. And selected as an “Editor’s Suggestion”! Details can be found at
T. B. Batalhao et al. Phys. Rev. Lett. 113, 140601 (2014)
The Letter reports the first experimental investigation of finite-time thermodynamics in a quantum system and is the result of a collaboration fir Brazilian and Italian institutions. The work on thermodynamics pursued by the Quantum technology group at Queen’s (QTeQ), of which De Chiara and Paternostro are members, is attracting international attention and recognition, and is supported by generous grants from the EU (project TherMiQ) and the John Templeton Foundation


We are a Research Cluster of the School of Mathematics and Physics at Queen’s University Belfast in Northern Ireland. Our research interests are focused primarily on computational and theoretical physics.

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