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Quantum State of the Fermionic Carriers in a Transport Channel Connecting Particle Reservoirs

L.V. Kirensky Institute of Physics, Federal Research Center KSC SB RAS, 660036 Krasnoyarsk, Russia
Department of Engineering Physics and Radio Electronics, Siberian Federal University, 660041 Krasnoyarsk, Russia
Department of Space Technologies and Materials, M.F. Reshetnev Siberian State University of Science and Technology, 660037 Krasnoyarsk, Russia
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Condens. Matter 2019, 4(4), 85;
Received: 16 September 2019 / Revised: 13 October 2019 / Accepted: 14 October 2019 / Published: 15 October 2019
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Many Body Quantum Chaos)
We analyze the quantum state of fermionic carriers in a transport channel attached to a particle reservoir. The analysis is done from first principles by considering microscopic models of the reservoir and transport channel. In the case of infinite effective temperature of the reservoir we demonstrate a full agreement between the results of straightforward numerical simulations of the system dynamics and the solution of the master equation on the single-particle density matrix of the carriers in the channel. This allows us to predict the quantum state of carriers in the case where the transport channel connects two reservoirs with different chemical potentials. View Full-Text
Keywords: quantum transport quantum transport
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Kolovsky, A.R.; Maksimov, D.N. Quantum State of the Fermionic Carriers in a Transport Channel Connecting Particle Reservoirs. Condens. Matter 2019, 4, 85.

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