A quantum open system model of molecular battery charged by excitons.

  title={A quantum open system model of molecular battery charged by excitons.},
  author={Robert Alicki},
  journal={The Journal of chemical physics},
  volume={150 21},
  • R. Alicki
  • Published 28 March 2019
  • Physics
  • The Journal of chemical physics
The analytically tractable model employing quantum Markovian master equations, derived by a weak coupling procedure and generating completely positive dynamics is proposed to describe a model of a molecular battery charged by a nonequilibrium excitonic reservoir. Excitons are produced by nonequilibrium processes involving, e.g., light absorption and chemical reactions. Various relations concerning the efficiency of the involved processes of energy transfer and the stability of the battery are… 

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