Dynamical signatures of molecular symmetries in nonequilibrium quantum transport

@article{Thingna2016DynamicalSO,
  title={Dynamical signatures of molecular symmetries in nonequilibrium quantum transport},
  author={Juzar Thingna and Daniel Manzano and Jianshu Cao},
  journal={Scientific Reports},
  year={2016},
  volume={6}
}
Symmetries play a crucial role in ubiquitous systems found in Nature. In this work, we propose an elegant approach to detect symmetries by measuring quantum currents. Our detection scheme relies on initiating the system in an anti-symmetric initial condition, with respect to the symmetric sites, and using a probe that acts like a local noise. Depending on the position of the probe the currents exhibit unique signatures such as a quasi-stationary plateau indicating the presence of metastability… Expand

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