Isaac Newton Institute for Mathematical Sciences

Quantum Equilibration for a Particle in a Box

Presenter: Artur Malabarba (University of Bristol)

Co-authors: Noah Linden (University of Bristol), Tony Short (University of Bristol)

Abstract

We analyze the quantum equilibration of a particle in a box. We find an analytic expression for the equilibration behavior as a function of time in terms of the system's properties. With it, we derive the equilibration time.