The study of quantum mechanics has greatly broadened since its inception in the early twentieth century. Recent research has focused on the emergence of thermalization in quantum many-body systems. In this thesis I will demonstrate the approach to typicalitythe notion that for specific sets of objects, most of the objects share a common property-in a single, many-body spins chain of spin half particles. This notion of typicality is new. But it serves as a good explanation for the emergence of thermalization.
|Commitee:||Arnason, Stephen, Jacobs, Kurt, Sundarum, Bala|
|School:||University of Massachusetts Boston|
|School Location:||United States -- Massachusetts|
|Source:||MAI 50/01M, Masters Abstracts International|
|Subjects:||Quantum physics, Atoms & subatomic particles, Theoretical physics|
|Keywords:||Eigenstate, Mechanics, Qubits, Statistical, Thermalization, Typicality|
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