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Quantum Fluctuations in Linear Systems

  • Vivishek SudhirEmail author
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Part of the Springer Theses book series (Springer Theses)

Abstract

The need to observe a system precludes it form being in perfect isolation. Typical physical systems also exist in equilibrium with some thermal environment. Here we provide a unified description of a system in contact with a thermal environment, and a measurement device.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.LIGO LaboratoryMassachusetts Institute of TechnologyCambridgeUSA

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