Quantum chaotic environments, the butterfly effect, and decoherence.

  title={Quantum chaotic environments, the butterfly effect, and decoherence.},
  author={Zbys ek P Karkusz ewski and Christopher Jar ynski and Wojciech Zurek},
  journal={Physical review letters},
  volume={89 17},
We investigate the sensitivity of quantum systems that are chaotic in a classical limit to small perturbations of their equations of motion. This sensitivity, originally studied in the context of defining quantum chaos, is relevant to decoherence when the environment has a chaotic classical counterpart. 

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