Pushing the limits of the reaction-coordinate mapping.

  title={Pushing the limits of the reaction-coordinate mapping.},
  author={Luis A. Correa and Buqing Xu and Benjamin Morris and Gerardo Adesso},
  journal={The Journal of chemical physics},
  volume={151 9},
The reaction-coordinate mapping is a useful technique to study complex quantum dissipative dynamics into structured environments. In essence, it aims to mimic the original problem by means of an "augmented system," which includes a suitably chosen collective environmental coordinate-the "reaction coordinate." This composite then couples to a simpler "residual reservoir" with short-lived correlations. If, in addition, the residual coupling is weak, a simple quantum master equation can be… 
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