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The smallest refrigerators can reach maximal efficiency. / Skrzypczyk, Paul; Brunner, Nicolas; Linden, Noah; Popescu, Sandu.

In: Journal of Physics A: Mathematical and Theoretical, Vol. 44, No. 49, 492002, 09.12.2011, p. -.

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Skrzypczyk, P, Brunner, N, Linden, N & Popescu, S 2011, 'The smallest refrigerators can reach maximal efficiency', Journal of Physics A: Mathematical and Theoretical, vol. 44, no. 49, 492002, pp. -. https://doi.org/10.1088/1751-8113/44/49/492002

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Skrzypczyk, P., Brunner, N., Linden, N., & Popescu, S. (2011). The smallest refrigerators can reach maximal efficiency. Journal of Physics A: Mathematical and Theoretical, 44(49), -. [492002]. https://doi.org/10.1088/1751-8113/44/49/492002

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Skrzypczyk P, Brunner N, Linden N, Popescu S. The smallest refrigerators can reach maximal efficiency. Journal of Physics A: Mathematical and Theoretical. 2011 Dec 9;44(49):-. 492002. https://doi.org/10.1088/1751-8113/44/49/492002

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Skrzypczyk, Paul ; Brunner, Nicolas ; Linden, Noah ; Popescu, Sandu. / The smallest refrigerators can reach maximal efficiency. In: Journal of Physics A: Mathematical and Theoretical. 2011 ; Vol. 44, No. 49. pp. -.

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