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dc.contributor.author Dive, Benjamin
dc.contributor.author Burgarth, Daniel
dc.contributor.author Mintert, Florian
dc.date.accessioned 2016-09-22T10:50:54Z
dc.date.available 2016-09-22T10:50:54Z
dc.date.issued 2016-07-27
dc.identifier.citation Dive , B , Burgarth , D & Mintert , F 2016 , ' Isotropy and control of dissipative quantum dynamics ' Physical Review A , vol 94 , no. 1 , 012119 . DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevA.94.012119 en
dc.identifier.issn 1050-2947
dc.identifier.other PURE: 9565739
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dc.identifier.other Scopus: 84979924817
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2160/43628
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dc.description.abstract We investigate the problem of what evolutions an open quantum system described by a time-local master equation can undergo with universal coherent controls. A series of conditions is given which exclude channels from being reachable by any unitary controls, assuming that the coupling to the environment is not being modified. These conditions primarily arise by defining decay rates for the generator of the dynamics of the open system, and then showing that controlling the system can only make these rates more isotropic. This forms a series of constraints on the shape and nonunitality of allowed evolutions, as well as an expression for the time required to reach a given goal. We give numerical examples of the usefulness of these criteria and explore some similarities they have with quantum thermodynamics. en
dc.language.iso eng
dc.relation.ispartof Physical Review A en
dc.rights en
dc.subject Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics en
dc.title Isotropy and control of dissipative quantum dynamics en
dc.type /dk/atira/pure/researchoutput/researchoutputtypes/contributiontojournal/article en
dc.description.version publishersversion en
dc.identifier.doi http://dx.doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevA.94.012119
dc.contributor.institution Department of Mathematics en
dc.description.status Peer reviewed en


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