Time scales in the approach to equilibrium of macroscopic quantum systems

Sheldon Goldstein, Takashi Hara, Hal Tasaki

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We prove two theorems concerning the time evolution in general isolated quantum systems. The theorems are relevant to the issue of the time scale in the approach to equilibrium. The first theorem shows that there can be pathological situations in which the relaxation takes an extraordinarily long time, while the second theorem shows that one can always choose an equilibrium subspace, the relaxation to which requires only a short time for any initial state.

元の言語英語
記事番号140401
ジャーナルPhysical Review Letters
111
発行部数14
DOI
出版物ステータス出版済み - 10 1 2013

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Time scales in the approach to equilibrium of macroscopic quantum systems. / Goldstein, Sheldon; Hara, Takashi; Tasaki, Hal.

:: Physical Review Letters, 巻 111, 番号 14, 140401, 01.10.2013.

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