TY - JOUR

T1 - Solution of the Lindblad equation in the Kraus representation

AU - Nakazato, H.

AU - Hida, Y.

AU - Yuasa, K.

AU - Militello, B.

AU - Napoli, A.

AU - Messina, A.

PY - 2006

Y1 - 2006

N2 - The so-called Lindblad equation, a typical master equation describing the dissipative quantum dynamics, is shown to be solvable for finite-level systems in a compact form without resort to writing it down as a set of equations among matrix elements. The solution is then naturally given in an operator form, known as the Kraus representation. Following a few simple examples, the general applicability of the method is clarified.

AB - The so-called Lindblad equation, a typical master equation describing the dissipative quantum dynamics, is shown to be solvable for finite-level systems in a compact form without resort to writing it down as a set of equations among matrix elements. The solution is then naturally given in an operator form, known as the Kraus representation. Following a few simple examples, the general applicability of the method is clarified.

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U2 - 10.1103/PhysRevA.74.062113

DO - 10.1103/PhysRevA.74.062113

M3 - Article

AN - SCOPUS:33846356292

SN - 1050-2947

VL - 74

JO - Physical Review A - Atomic, Molecular, and Optical Physics

JF - Physical Review A - Atomic, Molecular, and Optical Physics

IS - 6

M1 - 062113

ER -