Dissipative Environments: Quantum Jumps or Phase-Space Localization?
We discuss the evolution of individual realizations of quantum superpositions conditioned by two distinct measurement schemes: amplitude (heterodyne) measurements and excitation number (counting) measurements. These two schemes result in either localization or quantum jumps in phase space, which we illustrate for some non-classical initial superpositions.
KeywordsState Vector Coherent State Master Equation Wigner Function Quantum Jump
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