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Solution of the Lindblad Equation in the Kraus Representation

Authors
  • Nakazato, H.
  • Hida, Y.
  • Yuasa, K.
  • Militello, B.
  • Napoli, A.
  • Messina, A.
Type
Published Article
Publication Date
Dec 28, 2006
Submission Date
Jun 23, 2006
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevA.74.062113
arXiv ID: quant-ph/0606193
Source
arXiv
License
Unknown
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Abstract

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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