The Markov master equations and the Fermi golden rule

  • Robert Alicki


We give a proof that for a large class of systems weakly coupled to heat baths the transition probabilities per unit time obtained from the Markov approximation are equal to those that are calculated using the Fermi golden rule.


Field Theory Elementary Particle Quantum Field Theory Large Class Master Equation 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Robert Alicki
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  1. 1.Institute of PhysicsGdańsk UniversityGdańskPoland

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