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Energy transfer in quantum molecular chain -- two models of inhomogeneity

  title={Energy transfer in quantum molecular chain -- two models of inhomogeneity},
  author={B. A. Tay},
. We study a linear chain of oscillators with inhomogeneity in their interactions with phonon bath. In a previous work on the Markovian master equation of the system, we investigated a model in which the difference in the site-phonon coupling between adjacent oscillators is the same throughout the chain. Here we look into another model in which the oscillators are coupled to the phonon bath with alternating strength at successive sites. Whereas in the first model all exciton modes are connected… 

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