Quantum Master Equation Approach to Nanoelectronics

by Christian Karlewski

Institution: Universit├Ąt Karlsruhe
Year: 2016
Posted: 02/05/2017
Record ID: 2115062
Full text PDF: http://digbib.ubka.uni-karlsruhe.de/volltexte/documents/3845177


This thesis consists of three different topics which are related by their physics: 1. The dynamics of single magnetic atoms on metallic surfaces. 2. Lasing produced in multi-level double quantum dot systems which are coupled to electronic leads and a phonon bath. 3. Properties of the quantum master equation. An expansion of the quantum master equation in the coupling strength and in the correlation time of the environment is derived.