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Quantifying nonequlibrium thermodynamic operations in a multi-terminal mesoscopic system

Authors - Fatemeh Hajiloo, Rafael Sánchez, Robert S. Whitney, Janine Splettstoesser
Journal - Phys. Rev. B 102, 155405 (2020)   —  Editors' suggestion
Free access - arXiv:2008.01791

Phys. Rev. B made this work one of its highlighted articles.

Spin-glass phase transition revealed in transport measurements

Authors - Guillaume Forestier, Mathias Solana, Cécile Naud, Andreas D. Wieck, François Lefloch, Robert Whitney, David Carpentier, Laurent P. Lévy, and Laurent Saminadayar
Journal - Phys. Rev. B 102, 024206 (2020)

PREPRINT:
Limitations in quantum computing from resource constraints

Authors - Marco Fellous-Asiani, Jing Hao Chai, Robert S. Whitney, Alexia Auffèves, Hui Khoon Ng
Free access - arXiv:2007.01966

Comment on "Inconsistency of the conventional theory of superconductivity" by J.E. Hirsch

Authors - Denis M. Basko, Robert S. Whitney
Journal - EPL (Europhysics Letters) 131, 47002 (2020)
Free access - arXiv:2006.12998

This is a comment on J.E. Hirsch's EPL, 130, 17006 (2020) (available at arXiv:1909.12786 with a longer version at 1907.11273). His subsequent reply to our comment is at EPL, 131, 47003 (2020)

Multiple perfectly-transmitting states of a single-level at strong coupling

Authors - Étienne Jussiau, Robert S. Whitney
Journal - EPL (Europhysics Letters) 129, 47001 (2020)
Free access - arXiv:1912.08701

Adiabatic almost-topological fractional charge pumping in a non-interacting quantum dot

Authors - Masahiro Hasegawa, Étienne Jussiau, Robert S. Whitney
Journal - Phys. Rev. B, 100, 125420 (2019)
Free access - arXiv:1904.06488

Signature of the transition to a bound state in thermoelectric quantum transport

Authors - Étienne Jussiau, Masahiro Hasegawa, Robert S. Whitney
Journal - Phys. Rev. B, 100, 115411 (2019)
Free access - arXiv:1811.11550

Non-equilibrium system as a demon

Authors - Rafael Sánchez, Janine Splettstoesser, Robert S. Whitney
Journal - Phys. Rev. Lett. 123, 216801 (2019)
Free access - arXiv:1811.02453

Thermoelectric coefficients and the figure of merit for large open quantum dots

Authors - Robert S. Whitney, Keiji Saito
Journal - SciPost Phys. 6, 012 (2019)
Free access - arXiv:1805.05166

MINI-REVIEW ARTICLE:
Quantum thermodynamics of nanoscale thermoelectrics and electronic devices

Authors - Robert S. Whitney, Rafael Sánchez, Janine Splettstoesser
Chapter in book Thermodynamics in the Quantum Regime - Recent Progress and Outlooks edited by F. Binder, L.A. Correa, C. Gogolin, J. Anders and G. Adesso (Springer Nature Switzerland AG, 2018)
Free access - arXiv:1805.04297

Non-Markovian quantum thermodynamics: Laws and fluctuation theorems

Authors - Robert S. Whitney
Journal - Phys. Rev. B, 98, 085415 (2018)
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)

   > EXPERIMENTALLY STUDY of this quantum bound on the thermoelectric power output by the Linke group in 2018. Chen et al Phys. Rev. Lett. 120, 177703 (2018)

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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