On defining the Hamiltonian beyond quantum theory

ODO. DahlstenDBAG Foundations of Physics

A Hamiltonian recipe

An explicit recipe for defining the Hamiltonian in general probabilistic theories, which have the potential to generalise quantum theory.

Organic molecule fluorescence as an experimental test-bed for quantum jumps in thermodynamics

ODO. DahlstenCBTFVV Proceedings of the Royal Society A

Quantum thermodynamics

Spectroscopy experiments show that energy shifts due to photon emission from individual molecules satisfy a fundamental quantum relation.

Entropic equality for worst-case work at any protocol speed

ODO. DahlstenMCDBAGNHVV New Journal of Physics

Entropic equality for worst-case work at any protocol speed

A battery from which work is taken or given to a single heat bath.

Optimal counter-current exchange networks

RFR. FarrYM Physical Review E

Optimal counter-current exchange networks

A general analysis of exchange devices links their efficiency to the geometry of the exchange surface and supply network.


6 Physical Review Letters

Photonic Maxwell’s demon

By analogy with Maxwell’s original thought experiment, the setup uses energy extracted from a thermal system.


4 New Journal of Physics

A measure of majorization emerging from single-shot statistical mechanics

Abstract depiction of the set of states, including the initial state ρ and final state σ . Each state is associated wi


2 Journal of Physics A

Spin systems on hypercubic Bethe lattices: a Bethe–Peierls approach

Hypercubic Bethe lattices retain many of the loops of the topology of realistic spin systems.


4 Journal of Physics A

Entanglement typicality

We provide a measure of purity of an entanglement state.


4 Entropy

Low-temperature behaviour of social and economic networks

We define a generalized ensemble of graphs by introducing the concept of graph temperature.