- Physics at the FMQT’08 conference
- Physica E : Low-dimensial Systems & Nanostructures
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- Document type
- Faculty of Science (FNWI)
- Institute for Theoretical Physics Amsterdam (ITFA)
This paper summarizes the recent state of the art of the following topics presented at the FQMT’08 conference: Foundations of quantum physics, Quantum measurement; Quantum noise, decoherence and dephasing; Cold atoms and Bose-Einstein condensation; Physics of quantum computing and information; Nonequilibrium quantum statistical mechanics; Quantum, mesoscopic and partly classical thermodynamics; Mesoscopic, nano-electro-mechanical systems and optomechanical systems; Spins systems and their dynamics, Brownian motion and molecular motors; Physics of biological systems, and Relevant experiments from the nanoscale to the macroscale.
To all these subjects an introduction is given and the recent literature is overviewed. The paper contains some 680 references in total.
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- Proceedings title: Proceedings of the international conference Frontiers of Quantum and Mesoscopic Thermodynamics (FQMT ’08)
Editors: T.M. Nieuwenhuizen, P.D. Keefe, V. Špička
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