Effective time reversal and echo dynamics in the transverse field Ising model

  title={Effective time reversal and echo dynamics in the transverse field Ising model},
  author={Markus Schmitt and Stefan K. Kehrein},
  journal={Europhysics Letters},
The question of thermalisation in closed quantum many-body systems has received a lot of attention in the past few years. An intimately related question is whether a closed quantum system shows irreversible dynamics. However, irreversibility and what we actually mean by this in a quantum many-body system with unitary dynamics has been explored very little. In this work we investigate the dynamics of the Ising model in a transverse magnetic field involving an imperfect effective time reversal… 

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