Third Conference on Quantum Thermodynamics



Registration deadline: 

Monday, August 31, 2015

Submission deadline: 

Wednesday, April 1, 2015

Dear all,

It is our great pleasure to announce the Third Conference on Quantum Thermodynamics of the COST network "Thermodynamics at the quantum scale" that will take place in the Mediterranean island of Porquerolles, from October 11th to 16th 2015. The discovery of the principles of thermodynamics for classical systems was a great advance of 19th century physics. However, for quantum systems, the role of these principles are still very poorly understood. In recent years there have been great advances in the control and observation of heat, work and information in experiments on quantum systems. These provide an ideal testbed for the theories of quantum thermodynamics, and will help clarify the definition and interplay of entropy, information, heat and work in quantum mechanics. This conference is gathering experts in the fields of quantum thermodynamics and quantum information, both theorists and experimentalists. The goal of the event is to foster crossed fertilization between the different communities. Potential experiments in the field will be particularly considered, building on the wide range of devices able to process quantum information, whose recent developments have been spectacular.

The website is now open for contributions until April 2nd 2015 :

Looking forward to seeing you in Porquerolles,
The programme & organizing committee