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Quench Dynamics in Interacting and Superconducting Nanojunctions

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Part of the Springer Theses book series (Springer Theses)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xix
  2. Rubén Seoane Souto
    Pages 1-16
  3. Rubén Seoane Souto
    Pages 17-57
  4. Transient Dynamics in Normal Nanojunctions

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 59-59
    2. Rubén Seoane Souto
      Pages 61-77
    3. Rubén Seoane Souto
      Pages 79-98
    4. Rubén Seoane Souto
      Pages 99-125
  5. Transient Dynamics in Superconducting Nanojunctions

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 127-127
    2. Rubén Seoane Souto
      Pages 129-151
    3. Rubén Seoane Souto
      Pages 153-178
  6. General Conclusions and Outlook

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 179-179
    2. Rubén Seoane Souto
      Pages 181-187
  7. Back Matter
    Pages 189-218

About this book

Introduction

Effects of many-body interactions and superconducting correlations have become central questions in the quantum transport community. While most previous works investigating current fluctuations in nanodevices have been restricted to the stationary regime, Seoane's thesis extends these studies to the time domain. It provides relevant information about the time onset of electronic correlations mediated by interactions and superconductivity. This knowledge is essential for the development of fast electronic devices, as well as novel applications requiring fast manipulations, such as quantum information processing. In addition, the thesis establishes contact with issues of broad current interest such as non-equilibrium quantum phase transitions.

Keywords

Quantum Transport Mesoscopic Superconductivity Correlated Electrons Full Counting Statistics Andreev Reflection Non-equilibrium Transport Transient Phenomena Current Fluctuations Phase Transition Theory Josephson Effect

Authors and affiliations

  1. 1.Division of Solid State Physics and NanoLundLund UniversityLundSweden

About the authors

Dr. Rubén Seoane is a young scientist interested on nanoscience, working at Lund 
University. He received his Ph.D. from Universidad Autónoma de Madrid in 2018 for 
his studies on quantum transport through nanodevices and mesoscopic superconductivity.

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