Non-Markovian dynamics of a three-level atom in a stochastic field with finite correlation time due to initial correlations
Department of Physics, Samara National Research University, 443086 Samara, Russia
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Published online: 25 October 2019
Dynamics of a three-level atom interacting with a stochastically fluctuating environment characterized by finite correlation time is investigated in the cases of a product initial state and a correlated initial state. The correlated initial state is obtained by the state reduction caused by the von Neumann measurement on the quantum system evolved from the product initial state and surrounded by the initially stationary stochastic environment. It is shown that in case of a pure dephasing process under the influence of a Kubo-Anderson type stochastic environment, the projective measurement causes the emergence of correlations between previously independent stochastic processes, their non-stationarity, and also causes the transition from a Markovian-type evolution to a non-Markovian one.
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