Dimensionality and geometry effects on a quantum carnot engine efficiency
Keywords:Carnot cycle, Heat engine, Quantum confinement.
AbstractWe calculate the efficiency of a quantum Carnot cycle for a particle confined in two different infinite potential wells, a cylindrical potential well of variable radius and a two-dimensional square potential well with a periodicity in one of it sides. We find that the efficiency depends directly on the dimensionality and geometry of the well that confined the particle.
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