Nonadiabatic electron pumping: maximal current with minimal noise.

  title={Nonadiabatic electron pumping: maximal current with minimal noise.},
  author={Michael Strass and Peter H{\"a}nggi and Sigmund Kohler},
  journal={Physical review letters},
  volume={95 13},
The noise properties of pump currents through an open double-quantum-dot setup with nonadiabatic ac driving are investigated. Driving frequencies close to the internal resonances of the double-dot system mark the optimal working points at which the pump current assumes a maximum while its noise power possesses a remarkably low minimum. A rotating-wave approximation provides analytical expressions for the current and its noise power and allows to optimize the noise characteristics. The… 

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