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Quantum Dynamics, Dissipation, and Transport:
time-dependent systems, electrons in semiconductor heterostructures, light-matter interaction, nonlinear dynamics, electron transport in molecules and nanostructures, quantum dots, counting statistics, tunnel effects, dissipative quantum mechanics and decoherence, Josephson effects, Bose-Einstein condensation, Floquet theory, Keldysh-Green functions, quantum master equations, fluctuation theorems

Fields of interest and selected publications

  • Electron transport in nanostructures
      [9] Molecular wires acting as coherent quantum ratchets, Phys. Rev. Lett. 2002
      [71] Coherent quantum ratchets driven by tunnel oscillations, Europhys. Lett. 2010
      [78] Single-parameter pumping in graphene, Phys. Rev. B 2011
      [91] Lissajous rocking ratchet: Realization in a semiconductor quantum dot, Phys. Rev. Lett. 2015
    [109] Temperature-dependent broadening of coherent current peaks in InAs double quantum dots, Commun. Phys. 2022
    [112] Direct measurement of spin-flip rates in single-electron tunneling, Phys. Rev. B 2024
  • Shot noise and current fluctuations
      [15] Current noise in ac-driven nanoscale conductors, Phys. Rev. Lett. 2003
      [28] Nonadiabatic electron pumping: Maximal current with minimal noise, Phys. Rev. Lett. 2005
      [46] Electron bunching in stacks of coupled quantum dots, Phys. Rev. B 2008
      [82] Steady-state coherent transfer by adiabatic passage, Phys. Rev. Lett. 2013
    [106] Spectral properties of stochastic resonance in quantum transport, Phys. Rev. Lett. 2020
  • Decoherence and quantum information processing
      [29] Coherence stabilization of a two-qubit gate by ac fields, Phys. Rev. Lett. 2005
      [36] Limitation of entanglement due to spatial qubit separation, Europhys. Lett. 2006
      [37] Gauging a quantum heat bath with dissipative Landau-Zener transitions, Phys. Rev. Lett. 2006
      [79] Non-Markovian qubit decoherence during dispersive readout, Phys. Rev. A 2012
      [87] Characterization of qubit dephasing by Landau-Zener-Stückelberg-Majorana interferometry, Phys. Rev. Lett. 2014
    [101] Landau-Zener interferometry of valley-orbit states in Si/SiGe double quantum dots, Phys. Rev. B 2018
    [107] Floquet state depletion in ac-driven circuit QED, Phys. Rev. B 2021
  • Quantum measurement
      [55] Time-resolved measurement of a charge qubit, Phys. Rev. Lett. 2009
      [68] Phase readout of a charge qubit capacitively coupled to an open double quantum dot, Phys. Rev. B 2010
      [77] Time-resolved qubit readout via nonlinear Josephson inductance, New J. Phys. 2011
      [89] Monitoring quantum transport: Backaction and measurement correlations, Phys. Rev. B 2014
      [99] Dispersive readout of adiabatic phases, Phys. Rev. Lett. 2017
    [110] Probing two driven double quantum dots strongly coupled to a cavity, Phys. Rev. Lett. 2023
  • Tunneling dynamics of cold atoms
      [8] The Josephson plasmon as a Bogoliubov quasiparticle, J. Phys. B 2001
      [10] Oscillatory decay of a two-component Bose-Einstein condensate, Phys. Rev. Lett. 2002
      [56] Underdamped quantum ratchets, Europhys. Lett. 2009
  • Theoretical methods for system-environment models and quantum transport
      [2] Floquet-Markovian description of the parametrically driven, dissipative harmonic quantum oscillator, Phys. Rev. E 1997
      [25] Driven quantum transport on the nanoscale, Phys. Rep. 2005
      [43] Shot noise in non-adiabatically driven nanoscale conductors, Ann. Phys. (Leipzig) 2007
      [88] Quantum transport, master equations, and exchange fluctuations, Phys. Rev. B 2014
      [93] Landau-Zener interference at bichromatic driving, Phys. Rev. B 2015
      [97] Full-counting statistics of time-dependent conductors, Phys. Rev. B 2016
    [106] Spectral properties of stochastic resonance in quantum transport, Phys. Rev. Lett. 2020

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last modified: 21.5.2024 by Sigmund Kohler