Time-dependent transport via the generalized master equation through a finite quantum wire with an embedded subsystem

@article{Gudmundsson2009TimedependentTV,
  title={Time-dependent transport via the generalized master equation through a finite quantum wire with an embedded subsystem},
  author={Vidar Gudmundsson and Cosmin Mihai Gainar and Chi‐Shung Tang and Valeriu Moldoveanu and Andrei Manolescu},
  journal={New Journal of Physics},
  year={2009},
  volume={11},
  pages={113007}
}
In this paper, we apply the generalized master equation to analyze time-dependent transport through a finite quantum wire with an embedded subsystem. The parabolic quantum wire and the leads with several subbands are described by a continuous model. We use an approach originally developed for a tight-binding description selecting the relevant states for transport around the bias-window defined around the values of the chemical potential in the left and right leads in order to capture the… 

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