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The fridge gate

Logic gates are the elementary building blocks of computers. The finding that a single logic gate may drive a refrigerator is a beautiful demonstration that information-processing devices can have useful thermodynamic properties.

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Figure 1: The three-bit fridge.


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Renner, R. The fridge gate. Nature 482, 164–165 (2012).

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