Now showing items 1-2 of 2

    • A thermodynamic cycle for the solar cell 

      Alicki, Robert; Gelbwaser Klimovsky, David; Jenkins Villalobos, Alejandro (2017-01-06)
      A solar cell is a heat engine, but textbook treatments are not wholly satisfactory from a thermodynamic standpoint, since they present solar cells as directly converting the energy of light into electricity, and the current ...
    • Chandler wobble: Stochastic and deterministic dynamics 

      Jenkins Villalobos, Alejandro (2016-09-18)
      We propose a model of the Earth’s torqueless precession, the “Chandler wobble,” as a self-oscillation driven by positive feedback between the wobble and the centrifugal deformation of the portion of the Earth’s mass contained ...