# Quantum Brownian motion of a heavy quark pair in the quark-gluon plasma

@article{Miura2020QuantumBM, title={Quantum Brownian motion of a heavy quark pair in the quark-gluon plasma}, author={Takahiro Miura and Yukinao Akamatsu and Masayuki Asakawa and Alexander Rothkopf}, journal={Physical Review D}, year={2020} }

In this paper we study the real-time evolution of heavy quarkonium in the quark-gluon plasma (QGP) on the basis of the open quantum systems approach. In particular, we shed light on how quantum dissipation affects the dynamics of the relative motion of the quarkonium state over time. To this end we present a novel nonequilibrium master equation for the relative motion of quarkonium in a medium, starting from Lindblad operators derived systematically from quantum field theory. In order to…

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