Open Quantum Systems Far from Equilibrium

  • Gernot Schaller

Part of the Lecture Notes in Physics book series (LNP, volume 881)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages I-IX
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  9. Back Matter
    Pages 205-207

About this book


This monograph provides graduate students and also professional researchers aiming to understand the dynamics of open quantum systems with a valuable and self-contained toolbox. Special focus is laid on the link between microscopic models and the resulting open-system dynamics. This includes how to derive the celebrated Lindblad master equation without applying the rotating wave approximation. As typical representatives for non-equilibrium configurations it treats systems coupled to multiple reservoirs (including the description of quantum transport), driven systems, and feedback-controlled quantum systems. Each method is illustrated with easy-to-follow examples from recent research. Exercises and short summaries at the end of every chapter enable the reader to approach the frontiers of current research quickly and make the book useful for quick reference.


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Authors and affiliations

  • Gernot Schaller
    • 1
  1. 1.Technical University of BerlinBerlinGermany

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