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Journal of the Optical Society of America B


  • Editor: Henry van Driel
  • Vol. 29, Iss. 1 — Jan. 1, 2012
  • pp: 75–78

Modeling decoherence in a driven two-level system using random matrix theory

Jin Wang  »View Author Affiliations

JOSA B, Vol. 29, Issue 1, pp. 75-78 (2012)

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Random matrix theory is used to model a two-level quantum system driven by a laser and coupled to a reservoir with N degrees of freedom in both Markovian and non-Markovian regimes. Decoherence is naturally included in this model. The effect of reservoir dimension and coupling strength between the system and reservoir is explored.

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OCIS Codes
(000.5490) General : Probability theory, stochastic processes, and statistics
(270.2500) Quantum optics : Fluctuations, relaxations, and noise

ToC Category:
Coherence and Statistical Optics

Original Manuscript: August 9, 2011
Revised Manuscript: September 16, 2011
Manuscript Accepted: October 19, 2011
Published: December 9, 2011

Jin Wang, "Modeling decoherence in a driven two-level system using random matrix theory," J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 29, 75-78 (2012)

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