Floquet stroboscopic divisibility in non-Markovian dynamics
Bastidas, Victor M.
Kyaw, Thi Ha
Angelakis, Dimitris G.
Date of Issue2018
National Institute of Education
Institute of Advanced Studies
We provide a general description of a time-local master equation for a system coupled to a non-Markovian reservoir based on Floquet theory. This allows us to have a divisible dynamical map at discrete times, which we refer to as Floquet stroboscopic divisibility. We illustrate the theory by considering a harmonic oscillator coupled to both non-Markovian and Markovian baths. Our findings provide us with a theory for the exact calculation of spectral properties of time-local non-Markovian Liouvillian operators, and might shed light on the nature and existence of the steady state in non-Markovian dynamics.
New Journal of Physics
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