Time Dependent Entropy and Decoherence in a Modified Quantum Damped Harmonic Oscillator

F. B. Pelap, A. Fomethe, A. J. Fotue, M. P. Djemmo Tabue
2014 Journal of Quantum Information Science  
The time dependence of probability and Shannon entropy of a modified damped harmonic oscillator is studied by using single and double Gaussian wave functions through the Feynman path method. We establish that the damped coefficient as well as the system frequency and the distance separating two consecutive waves of the initial double Gaussian function influences the coherence of the system and can be used to control its decoherence.
doi:10.4236/jqis.2014.44020 fatcat:dtplp7vsdbcbdcnapaxuvzfcii