Title

Entropy and Information for an Automated Maxwell's Demon

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

10-1992

Publication Title

Proceedings of the Workshop on Physics and Computation : October 2-4, 1992

Department

Physics

Abstract

In an attempt to create a Maxwell's demon that does not depend on information, we have developed a computational simulation of a demon that uses an automated, refrigerated trapdoor. We keep track of and compare the entropy reduction by the demon and the entropy cost of running the refrigerator.