Energetic and entropic effects of bath-induced coherences

  title={Energetic and entropic effects of bath-induced coherences},
  author={Camille L. Latune and Ilya Sinayskiy and Franceso Petruccione},
  journal={Physical Review A},
The unavoidable interaction of a quantum system with its surrounding (bath) is not always detrimental for quantum properties. For instance, under some specific conditions (that we identify as indistinguishability), a many-body system can gain internal coherences thanks to the interaction with its bath. The most famous consequence of this phenomenon is superradiance. Beyond that, the thermodynamic effects on the system of these bath-induced coherences have been mostly unexplored. We show here… 

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