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Recent Publications (full list, Google Scholar)
  • Physical Review Research 1 (2019), 033018
    Steady-state thermodynamics of small quantum systems under the continuous measurement by environments.
  • Physica A (2019), 122627
    Entropy production of a small quantum system under strong coupling with an environment: A computational experiment
  • arXiv:1907.02671
    An operator derivation of the Feynman-Vernon theory, with applications to the generating function of bath energy changes and to anharmonic baths (To appear in J. Phys. A: Mathematical and Theoretical)
Recent Presentations (full list)
  • Entropy production of a small quantum system strongly interacting with an environment: A computational experiment (NORDITA, Stockholm, 2019) [pdf]
  • Steady state thermodynamics of qubits strongly coupled to bosonic environments (50 years of Stochastic processes at UCSD, San Diego, 2019) [pdf]
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About me

Dr. Ryoichi Kawai

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Tel: (205) 934-3931
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Department of Physics
University of Alabama at Birmingham
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