Author(s): Olivier Maillet, Paolo A. Erdman, Vasco Cavina, Bibek Bhandari, Elsa T. Mannila, Joonas T. Peltonen, Andrea Mari, Fabio Taddei, Christopher Jarzynski, Vittorio Giovannetti, and Jukka P. Pekola
In very small systems like a single electron transistor, sometimes thermal fluctuations allow single shot extraction of work from the system beyond the bounds of the second law of thermodynamics.
[Phys. Rev. Lett. 122, 150604] Published Thu Apr 18, 2019