The Legacy of George Sudarshan

Year: 2019

Authors: Marmo G., Pascazio S.

Autors Affiliation: Univ Napoli, Dipartimento Fis, I-80126 Naples, Italy;‎ Univ Napoli, MECENAS, I-80126 Naples, Italy; INFN, Sez Napoli, I-80126 Naples, Italy; Univ Bari, Dipartimento Fis, I-70126 Bari, Italy;‎ Univ Bari, MECENAS, I-70126 Bari, Italy;‎ INFN, Sez Bari, I-70126 Bari, Italy; CNR, INO, I-50125 Florence, Italy

Abstract: George Sudarshan was an eclectic thinker, and one of the most profound physicists of the last century. We review here a small part of his oeuvre, focusing on his pioneering contributions to the quantum Zeno effect, quantum channels (the Kraus-Sudarshan representation) and quantum semigroups (the Gorini-Kossakowski-Lindblad-Sudarshan equation). These topics are of crucial importance in the booming field of quantum mechanics and applications.


Volume: 26 (3)      Pages from: 19500112-1  to: 19500112-10

KeyWords: Quantum time evolutions; quantum Zeno effect; Kraus-Sudarshan representation; GKLS equation
DOI: 10.1142/S1230161219500112

Citations: 1
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