Realistic Quantum Control of Energy Transfer in Photosynthetic Processes
AbstractThe occurrence of coherence phenomenon as a result of the interference of the probability amplitude terms is among the principle features of quantum mechanics concepts. Current experiments display the presence of quantum techniques whose coherence is supplied over large interval times. Specifically, photosynthetic mechanisms in light-harvesting complexes furnish oscillatory behaviors owing to quantum coherence. In this manuscript, we study the coherent quantum energy transfer for a single-excitation and nonlocal correlation in a dimer system (donor+acceptor) displayed by two-level systems (TLSs), interacting with a cavity field with a time-dependent coupling effect considering the realistic situation of coupling between each TLS and the cavity field. We analyze and explore the specific conditions which are viable with real experimental realization for the ultimate transfer of quantum energy and nonlocal quantum correlation. We show that the enhancement of the probability for a single-excitation energy transfer greatly benefits from the energy detuning, photon-number transition, classicality of the field, and the time-dependent coupling effect. We also find that the entanglement between the donor and acceptor is very sensitive to the physical parameters and it can be generated during the coherent energy transfer. View Full-Text
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El-Shishtawy, R.M.; Haddon, R.; Al-Heniti, S.; Raffah, B.; Abdel-Khalek, S.; Berrada, K.; Al-Hadeethi, Y. Realistic Quantum Control of Energy Transfer in Photosynthetic Processes. Energies 2016, 9, 1063.
El-Shishtawy RM, Haddon R, Al-Heniti S, Raffah B, Abdel-Khalek S, Berrada K, Al-Hadeethi Y. Realistic Quantum Control of Energy Transfer in Photosynthetic Processes. Energies. 2016; 9(12):1063.Chicago/Turabian Style
El-Shishtawy, Reda M.; Haddon, Robert; Al-Heniti, Saleh; Raffah, Bahaaudin; Abdel-Khalek, Sayed; Berrada, Kamal; Al-Hadeethi, Yas. 2016. "Realistic Quantum Control of Energy Transfer in Photosynthetic Processes." Energies 9, no. 12: 1063.
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