Environment-assisted quantum transport

  title={Environment-assisted quantum transport},
  author={Patrick Rebentrost and Masoud Mohseni and Ivan Kassal and Seth Lloyd and Al{\'a}n Aspuru‐Guzik},
  journal={New Journal of Physics},
Transport phenomena at the nanoscale are of interest due to the presence of both quantum and classical behavior. In this work, we demonstrate that quantum transport efficiency can be enhanced by a dynamical interplay of the system Hamiltonian with pure dephasing induced by a fluctuating environment. This is in contrast to fully coherent hopping that leads to localization in disordered systems, and to highly incoherent transfer that is eventually suppressed by the quantum Zeno effect. We study… 

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