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Maxwell's Demon 2 Entropy, Classical and Quantum Information, Computing

Maxwell's Demon 2 Entropy, Classical and Quantum Information, Computing by Harvey Leff
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OVERVIEW
Introduction.
The Demon and Its Properties.
Szilard's Model: Entropy and Information Acquisition
Information Acquisition via Light Signals: A Temporary Resolution
Computers and Erasure of Information: A New Resolution
Other Aspects of Maxwell's Demon

EARLY HISTORY AND PHILOSOPHICAL CONSIDERATIONS
Thomson, W. (1874): The kinetic theory of the dissipation of energy
Daub, E.E. (1970) Maxwell's demon
Klein, M.J. (1970): Maxwell, his demon, and the second law of thermodynamics
Brillouin, L. (1949): Life, thermodynamics, and cybernetics
Rothstein, J. (1951): Information, measurement, and quantum mechanics

SMOLUCHOWSKI TRAP DOORS AND INFORMATION ACQUISITION
Skordos, P.A., and Zurek, W.H. (1992): Maxwell's demon, rectifiers, and the second law: Computer simulation of Smoluchowski's trapdoor
Rex, A.F., and Larsen, R. (1992): Entropy and information for an automated Maxwell's demon
Szilard, L. (1929): On the decrease of entropy in a thermodynamic system by the intervention of intelligent beings
Brillouin, L. (1951): Maxwell's demon cannot operate: Information and entropy I
Jauch, J.M. & Byron, J.G. (1972): Entropy, information and Szilard's paradox
Costa de Beauregard, O. & Tribus, M. (1974): Information theory and thermodynamics

INFORMATION ERASURE: LANDAUER'S PRINCIPLE
Landauer, R. (1961): Irreversibility and heat generation in the computing process
Leff, H.S. and Rex, A.F. (1994): Entropy of measurement and erasure: Szilard's membrane model revisited
Shizume, K (1995): Heat generation required by erasure
Piechocinska, B (2000): Information erasure

QUANTUM NUANCES
Zurek, W.H. (1984): Maxwell's demon, Szilard's engine and quantum measurements
Lubkin, E. (1987): Keeping the entropy of measurement: Szilard revisited
Lloyd, S. (1989): Use of mutual information to decrease entropy: Implications for the second law of thermodynamics
Lloyd, S. (1997): Quantum-mechanical Maxwell's demon
Vedral, V. (2000): Landauer's erasure, error correction and entanglement.

ALGORITHMIC INFORMATION
Caves, C.M. (1993): Information and entropy
Schack, R. (1997): Algorithmic information and simplicity in statistical physics
Zurek, W.H. (1999): Algorithmic randomness, physical entropy, measurements, and the demon of choice

COMPUTATION: THERMODYNAMICS AND LIMITS
Bennett, C.H. (1982): The thermodynamics of computation: a review
Landauer, R. (1987): Computation: A fundamental physical view
Bennett, C. H. (1988): Notes on the history of reversible computation
Landauer, R. (1996): The physical nature of information
Landauer, R. (1996): Minimal energy requirements in communication
Bennett, C.H. (1998): Information physics in cartoons
Gershenfeld, N. (1996): Signal entropy and the thermodynamics of computation
Lloyd, S. (2000): Ultimate physical limits to computation
CRC Press; December 2002
494 pages; ISBN 9781420033991
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Title: Maxwell's Demon 2 Entropy, Classical and Quantum Information, Computing
Author: Harvey Leff; Andrew F. Rex
 
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