Posts Tagged “derivation”
Landauer's Principle and the balance equation
February 29, 2016
I’ve been working on my thesis over reading week, and I think I’ve finished my introduction to Landauer’s Principle. I ended up writing a pretty detailed derivation of the balance equation, and thus Landauer’s bound, so I thought it might be useful to post here.
Landauer's principle states that there is a minimal energetic cost for a state transformation on a system via the action of a thermal reservoir at temperature .