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Single-electron turnstile stirring quantized heat flow

Tiny quantities of heat delivered on demand by discrete quantum excitations expand the horizon of quantum electrical metrology.

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Fig. 1: Turnstile operation cycle for discrete power generation.

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Kashcheyevs, V. Single-electron turnstile stirring quantized heat flow. Nat. Nanotechnol. 17, 225–226 (2022). https://doi.org/10.1038/s41565-021-01069-x

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