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The Simplest Exorcism of Maxwell's Demon: The Quantum Version

Norton, John D. (2014) The Simplest Exorcism of Maxwell's Demon: The Quantum Version. [Preprint]

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    Abstract

    Norton (2013, Section 4) describes how a Maxwell’s demon can be exorcised merely by considerations of the conservation of phase volume in classical physics. This exorcism is generalized here to quantum physics.


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    Item Type: Preprint
    Keywords: Entropy Liouville Maxwell's Demon Thermodynamics
    Subjects: Specific Sciences > Physics > Quantum Mechanics
    Specific Sciences > Physics > Statistical Mechanics/Thermodynamics
    Depositing User: John Norton
    Date Deposited: 22 Mar 2014 19:29
    Last Modified: 22 Mar 2014 19:29
    Item ID: 10572
    URI: http://philsci-archive.pitt.edu/id/eprint/10572

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