ergotropy

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

ergo- +‎ -tropy

Noun[edit]

ergotropy (uncountable)

  1. (physics) The maximum amount of work that can be obtained from a quantum system
    • 2016, Amit Mukherjee, Arup Roy, Some Sankar Bhattacharya, Manik Banik, “The presence of quantum correlations result in non-vanishing ergotropic gap”, in arXiv[1]:
      Eventually, presence of quantum correlations result in a non-vanishing thermodynamic quantity called ergotropic gap, measured by the difference between the global and local ergotropy.

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