**Lecture Notes on the Theory of Open Quantum Systems**

by Daniel A. Lidar

**Publisher**: arXiv.org 2019**Number of pages**: 131

**Description**:

This is a self-contained set of lecture notes covering various aspects of the theory of open quantum system, at a level appropriate for a one-semester graduate course. The main emphasis is on completely positive maps and master equations, both Markovian and non-Markovian.

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