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Caloric materials efficiency map.

Image: Energy efficiency η describes heat Q divided by work W for electrocaloric (EC), magnetocaloric (MC) and mechanocaloric (mC) effects. After Nature Physics 11 (2015) 202.
Caloric materials efficiency map.
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