# Two coupled qubits interacting with a thermal bath: A comparative study of different models

@article{Deccordi2017TwoCQ, title={Two coupled qubits interacting with a thermal bath: A comparative study of different models}, author={G. L. Deccordi and Antonio Vidiella-Barranco}, journal={Optics Communications}, year={2017}, volume={387}, pages={366-376} }

Abstract We investigate the dynamics of two interacting two-level systems (qubits) having one of them isolated and the other coupled to a large number of modes of the quantized electromagnetic field (thermal reservoir). We consider two different models of system–reservoir interaction: (i) a “microscopic” model, according to which the corresponding master equation is derived taking into account the interaction between the two subsystems (qubits); (ii) a naive “phenomenological” model, in which…

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