Quantum Dynamical Systems

Hardcover | June 21, 2001

byRobert Alicki, Mark Fannes

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The present book provides a unified and general framework for studying quantum and classical dynamical systems, both finite and infinite, conservative and dissipative. Special attention is paid to the use of statistical and geometrical techniques, such as multitime correlation functions,quantum dynamical entropy, and non-commutative Lyapunov exponents, for systems with a complex evolution. The material is presented in a concise but self-contained and mathematically friendly way. The main ideas are introduced and illustrated by numerous examples which are directly connected to therelevant physics. Suggestions for further reading are included at the end of each chapter. The book addresses graduate students both in physics and mathematics with interests in mathematical aspects of quantum physics and applications of ergodic theory, operator algebras and statistics to physics,but without any prior knowledge of these subjects.

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The present book provides a unified and general framework for studying quantum and classical dynamical systems, both finite and infinite, conservative and dissipative. Special attention is paid to the use of statistical and geometrical techniques, such as multitime correlation functions,quantum dynamical entropy, and non-commutative Ly...

Professor Robert Alicki, Institute of Theoretical Physics and Astrophysics, University of Gdansk, Poland. Professor Mark Fannes, Instituut voor Theoretische Fysica, K.U. Leuven, Belgium.

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:292 pages, 9.21 × 6.14 × 0.87 inPublished:June 21, 2001Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0198504004

ISBN - 13:9780198504009

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Table of Contents

Preface1. Introduction2. Basic tools for quantum mechanics3. Deterministic dynamics4. Spin chains5. Algebraic tools6. Fermionic dynamical systems7. Ergodic theory8. Quantum irreversibility9. Entropy10. Dynamical entropy11. Classical dynamical entropy12. Finite quantum systems13. Model systems14. EpilogueIndexBibliography