From the quantum Zeno to the inverse quantum Zeno effect

P. Facchi*, H. Nakazato, S. Pascazio

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A study was carried out to analyze how the Zeno-inverse Zeno transition takes place when the frequency of observations is changed. It was found that both a quantum Zeno effect (QZE) or an inverse quantum Zeno effect (IZE) can be obtained, depending on the features of the interaction Hamiltonian.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)2699-2703
Number of pages5
JournalPhysical Review Letters
Issue number13
Publication statusPublished - 2001 Mar 26

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Physics and Astronomy(all)


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