We study the open system dynamics of a harmonic oscillator coupled with an artificially engineered reservoir.We single out the reservoir and system variables governing the passage between Lindblad-type andnon-Lindblad-type dynamics of the reduced system’s oscillator. We demonstrate the existence of conditions under which virtual exchanges of energy between system and reservoir take place. We propose to use a single trapped ion coupled to engineered reservoirs in order to simulate quantum Brownian motion.
|Numero di pagine||4|
|Rivista||PHYSICAL REVIEW A|
|Stato di pubblicazione||Published - 2004|
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