Open Quantum Systems &  Thermodynamics 

The Gelbwaser-Klimovsky Group


We are a theoretical group exploring how the principles of thermodynamics apply to a wide range of systems. Our research unveils fundamental mechanisms of nature spanning through physics, chemistry, biology and nanotechnology.

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How to use Casimir forces and non-reciprocal materials to build a nano heat engine without contact among its part?​

What are the fundamental differences between
a quantum and a classical heat machine?

How heat machines operate when they strongly interact with the thermal baths?

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Casimir Engines: Prof. Mehran Kardar, MIT, USA 

Casimir Engines: Prof. Matthias Kruger, University of Gottingen, Germany 

Casimir Engines: Prof. Noah Graham, Middlebury College, USA

Thermal Cycles for Solar Cells: Prof. Elizabeth von Hauff Fraunhofer FEP/TU Dresden 

Thermal Cycles for Solar Cells: Prof. Robert Alicki, Gdansk University, Poland 

Thermal Cycles For Solar Cells: Prof. Alejandro Jenkins, Universidad de Costa Rica, Costa Rica

Passive States and Chemical Potential: Prof. Uri Peskin, Technion, Israel

Dr. David Gelbwaser-Klimovsky

David Gelbwaser-Klimovsky is an Assistant Professor at the Schulich Faculty of Chemistry at the Technion- Israel Institute of Technology. He is also a member of the Helen Diller Quantum Center and the Russell Berrie Nanotechnology Institute.