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Non-Markovian quantum thermodynamics: second law and fluctuation theorems

Authors - Robert S. Whitney
Free access - arXiv:1611.00670

REVIEW ARTICLE:
Fundamental aspects of steady-state conversion of heat to work at the nanoscale

Authors - Giuliano Benenti, Giulio Casati, Keiji Saito, Robert S. Whitney
Journal - Physics Reports, 694, 1 (2017)
Free access - arXiv:1608.05595

Comptes Rendus de l'Academie des Sciences - Physique

SPECIAL ISSUE : Les Comptes Rendus de l'Académie des Sciences : Physique
Mesoscopic Thermoelectric Phenomena

Editors - Jean-Louis Pichard, Robert S. Whitney
Journal - Comptes Rendus Physique Vol. 17 Issue 10 (December 2016)

Free access - Table of contents - with links to arXiv for each article

Quantum coherent three-terminal thermoelectrics: maximum efficiency at given power output
Authors - Robert S. Whitney
Journal - Entropy 18, 208 (2016)
Free access - arXiv:1603.09216

Thermoelectricity without absorbing energy from the heat sources
Authors - Robert S. Whitney, Rafael Sánchez , Federica Haupt, and Janine Splettstoesser
Journal - Physica E, 75, 257 (2016)
Free access - arXiv:1508.04368

Finding the quantum thermoelectric with maximal efficiency and minimal entropy production at given power output
Authors - Robert S. Whitney
Journal - Phys. Rev. B 91, 115425 (2015)
Free access - arXiv:1408.3348

Most efficient quantum thermoelectric at finite power output
Authors - Robert S. Whitney
Journal - Phys. Rev. Lett. 112, 130601 (2014)   —  Editors' suggestion
Free access - arXiv:1306.0826

Physics Focus - Physics 7, 35 (2014) (a non-technical summary of this work)

Thermodynamic and quantum bounds on nonlinear DC thermoelectric transport
Authors - Robert S. Whitney
Journal - Phys. Rev. B 87, 115404 (2013)
Free access - arXiv:1211.4737

Nonlinear thermoelectricity in point-contacts at pinch-off: a catastrophe aids cooling
Journal - Phys. Rev. B 88, 064302 (2013)   —  Editors' suggestion
Authors - Robert S. Whitney
Free access - arXiv:1208.6130

Bonus Video - My seminar on this work (64min, filmed Feb 2013, IFISC, Mallorca)

Size-independence of statistics for boundary collisions of random walks and its implications for spin-polarized gases
Authors - Dominique J Bicout, Efim Kats, Alexander K Petukhov, Robert S Whitney
Journal - Phys. Rev. Lett. 110, 010602 (2013)
Free access - arXiv:1112.4817

Non-technical overview - pdf (appeared in I.L.L. 2011 Annual Report)

Onsager relations in coupled electric, thermoelectric and spin transport: the ten-fold way
Authors - Philippe Jacquod, Robert S. Whitney, Jonathan Meair, Markus Büttiker
Journal - Phys. Rev. B 86, 155118 (2012)
Free access - arXiv:1207.1629

Temperature can enhance coherent oscillations at a Landau-Zener transition
Authors - Robert S Whitney, Maxime Clusel,Timothy Ziman
Journal - Phys. Rev. Lett. 107, 210402 (2011)
Free access - arXiv:1104.0169

Non-technical overview - pdf (appeared in I.L.L. 2011 Annual Report)

Coherent Thermoelectric Effects in Mesoscopic Andreev Interferometers
Authors - Philippe Jacquod and Robert S. Whitney
Journal - EPL, 91, 67009 (2010)
EPL Cover Image - Artwork by Frédéque Swist (Vol. 96 Oct 2011) [pdf]
 
Free access - arXiv:0910.2943

Suppression of non-adiabatic phases by a non-Markovian environment: Easier observation of Berry phases
Authors - Robert S Whitney
Journal - Phys. Rev. A, 81, 032108 (2010)
Free access - arXiv:0806.4897

Effect of imperfections on the tunneling enhancement phenomenon in symmetric double quantum dots
Authors - M. Totaro, P. Marconcini, D. Logoteta, M. Macucci, and R. S. Whitney
Journal - J. Appl. Phys. 107, 043708 (2010)
Free access - Not yet on the arXiv

Controlling the sign of magnetoconductance in Andreev quantum dots
Authors - Robert S. Whitney and Philippe Jacquod
Journal - Phys. Rev. Lett. 103, 247002 (2009)
Free access - arXiv:0908.0666

Poor qubits make for rich physics: noise-induced quantum Zeno effects and noise-induced Berry phases
CONF. PROC. International Conference on Noise & Fluctuations, Pisa (2009)
Authors - Robert S. Whitney
Journal - AIP Conf. Proc. 1129, 469 (2009)
Free access - arXiv:0906.2368

Semiclassical transport in nearly symmetric quantum dots II: symmetry-breaking due to asymmetric leads
Authors - Robert S. Whitney, Henning Schomerus and Marten Kopp
Journal - Phys. Rev. E 80, 056210 (2009)
Free access - arXiv:0906.0892

Semiclassical transport in nearly symmetric quantum dots I: symmetry-breaking in the dot
Authors - Robert S. Whitney, Henning Schomerus and Marten Kopp
Journal - Phys. Rev. E 80, 056209 (2009)
Free access - arXiv:0906.0891

Symmetry causes a huge conductance peak in double quantum dots
Authors - Robert S. Whitney, P. Marconcini and M. Macucci
Journal - Phys. Rev. Lett. 102, 186802 (2009)   —  Editors' suggestion

Free access - arXiv:0902.3099

Towards a dephasing diode: asymmetric and geometric dephasing
Authors - Robert S. Whitney, Alexander Shnirman, Yuval Gefen
Journal - Phys. Rev. Lett. 100, 126806 (2008)
Free access - arXiv:0709.1381

Staying positive: going beyond Lindblad with perturbative master equations
Authors - Robert S Whitney
Journal - J. Phys. A: Math. Theor. 41, 175304 (2008)
Free access - arXiv:0711.0074

Dephasing in quantum chaotic transport: a semiclassical approach
Authors - Robert S. Whitney, Philippe Jacquod, Cyril Petitjean
Journal - Phys. Rev. B 77, 045315 (2008)
Free access - arXiv:0710.5137

Shot-noise of quantum chaotic systems in the classical limit
OVERVIEW OF SOME EARLIER WORKS
CONF. PROC. "SPIE Conference on Fluctuations and Noise (2007)"
Authors - Robert S Whitney
Journal - Proc. of SPIE, 6600, 66000R (2007)
Free access - arXiv:0710.1214 (better than version in Proc. of SPIE)

Suppression of weak-localization (and enhancement of noise) by tunnelling in semiclassical chaotic transport
Authors - Robert S Whitney
Journal - Phys. Rev. B 75, 235404 (2007)
Free access - arXiv:cond-mat/0612122

Dephasing in the semiclassical limit is system-dependent
Authors - Cyril Petitjean, Philippe Jacquod, Robert S. Whitney
Journal - JETP Letters, 86, 647 (2007)
Free access - arXiv:cond-mat/0612118

Semiclassical Theory of Quantum Chaotic Transport: Phase-Space Splitting, Coherent Backscattering and Weak Localization
Authors - Ph. Jacquod, Robert S. Whitney
Journal - Phys. Rev. B 73, 195115 (2006)
Free access - arXiv:cond-mat/0512662

Shot noise in semiclassical chaotic cavities
Authors - Robert S. Whitney, Philippe Jacquod
Journal - Phys. Rev. Lett. 96, 206804 (2006)
Free access - arXiv:cond-mat/0512516

Suppression of Shot-Noise in Quantum Cavities: Chaos vs. Disorder
CONF. PROC. "Unsolved Problems of Noise and Fluctuations (2005)"
Authors - Philippe Jacquod, Robert S. Whitney
Journal - AIP Conf. Proc. 800, 225 (2005)
Free access - arXiv:cond-mat/0506440

Berry phase in the presence of external noise
RESEARCH OVERVIEW Conference "Unsolved Problems of Noise and Fluctuations"
Authors - Robert S. Whitney, Yuriy Makhlin, Alexander Shnirman, Yuval Gefen
Journal - AIP Conf. Proc. 800, 203 (2005)
Free access - pdf here

Chaotic transport: from quantum to classical
RESEARCH OVERVIEW International Conference on Noise and Fluctuations
Authors - Robert S. Whitney, Philippe Jacquod
Journal - AIP Conf. Proc. 780, 484 (2005)
Free access - pdf here

Microscopic Theory for the Quantum to Classical Crossover in Chaotic Transport
Authors - Robert S. Whitney, Ph. Jacquod
Journal - Phys. Rev. Lett. 94, 116801 (2005)
Free access - arXiv:cond-mat/0408487

Geometric nature of the environment-induced Berry phase and geometric dephasing
Authors - Robert S. Whitney, Yuriy Makhlin, Alexander Shnirman, Yuval Gefen
Journal - Phys. Rev. Lett. 94, 070407 (2005)
Free access - arXiv:cond-mat/0405267

   > FIRST EXPERIMENTAL OBSERVATION OF "GEOMETRIC DEPHASING" by the Wallraff group in 2015. Berger et al Nature Commun. 6, 8757 (2015)

Berry phase with environment: classical versus quantum
CONF. PROC. "NATO ARW Theory of Quantum Transport in Metallic and Hybrid Nanostructures (2003)"
Authors - Robert S. Whitney, Yuriy Makhlin, Alexander Shnirman, Yuval Gefen
Journal - NATO science series II: mathematics, physics and chemistry, 230, 9 (2006)
Free access - arXiv:cond-mat/0401376

Berry phase in a non-isolated system
Authors - Robert S. Whitney, Yuval Gefen
Journal - Phys. Rev. Lett. 90, 190402 (2003)
Free access - arXiv:cond-mat/0208141

Form factor for a family of quantum graphs: An expansion to third order
Authors - Gregory Berkolaiko, Holger Schanz, Robert S. Whitney
Journal - J. Phys. A 36 8373-8392 (2003)
Free access - arXiv:nlin/0205014

Does Berry phase exist for a system coupled to its environment?
CONF. PROC. "Moriond (2001) - Electronic correlations: from Meso- to Nano-physics"
Authors - Robert S. Whitney, Yuval Gefen
Journal - J. Thanh Van Tran, T. Martin, G. Montambaux (Eds.), Electronic correlations: from meso- to nano-physics, (EDP Sciences, Paris, 2001) see page 291
Free access - arXiv:cond-mat/0107359

The Leading Off-Diagonal Correction to the Form Factor of Large Graphs
Authors - Gregory Berkolaiko, Holger Schanz, Robert S. Whitney
Journal - Phys. Rev. Lett. 88, 104101 (2002)
Free access - arXiv:nlin/0107056 (with appendix not in Phys. Rev. Lett. version)

Can the trace formula describe weak localisation?
Authors - Robert S. Whitney, Igor V. Lerner, Robert A. Smith
Journal - Waves in Random Media, 9, 179-200 (1999)
Free access - arXiv:cond-mat/9902328

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