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Discontinuity, Nonlinearity, and Complexity

Dimitry Volchenkov (editor), Dumitru Baleanu (editor)

Dimitry Volchenkov(editor)

Mathematics & Statistics, Texas Tech University, 1108 Memorial Circle, Lubbock, TX 79409, USA


Dumitru Baleanu (editor)

Cankaya University, Ankara, Turkey; Institute of Space Sciences, Magurele-Bucharest, Romania


One-Particle Approximation as a Simple Playground for Irreversible Quantum Evolution

Discontinuity, Nonlinearity, and Complexity 9(4) (2020) 567--577 | DOI:10.5890/DNC.2020.12.010

A.E. Teretenkov

Department of Mathematical Methods for Quantum Technologies, Steklov Mathematical Institute of Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow, Russia

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Both quantum information features and irreversible quantum evolution of the models arising in physical systems in one-particle approximation are discussed. It is shown that the calculation of the reduced density matrix and entanglement analysis are considerably simplified in this case. The irreversible quantum evolution described by Gorini--Kossakowski--Sudarshan--Lindblad equations in the one-particle approximation could be defined by a solution of a Shroedinger equation with a dissipative generator. It simplifies the solution of the initial equation on the one side and gives a physical interpretation of such a Shroedinger equation with non-Hermitian Hamiltonian on the other side.


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