# Exact Closed Master Equation for Gaussian Non-Markovian Dynamics.

@article{Ferialdi2016ExactCM, title={Exact Closed Master Equation for Gaussian Non-Markovian Dynamics.}, author={Luca Ferialdi}, journal={Physical review letters}, year={2016}, volume={116 12}, pages={ 120402 } }

Non-Markovian master equations describe general open quantum systems when no approximation is made. We provide the exact closed master equation for the class of Gaussian, completely positive, trace preserving, non-Markovian dynamics. This very general result allows us to investigate a vast variety of physical systems. We show that the master equation for non-Markovian quantum Brownian motion is a particular case of our general result. Furthermore, we derive the master equation unraveled by a…

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