A quantum open system model of molecular battery charged by excitons

Robert Alicki


The analytically tractable model employing quantum Markovian master equations, derived by a weak coupling procedure and generating completely positive dynamics is proposed to describe a model of a molecular battery charged by a nonequilibrium excitonic reservoir. Excitons are produced by nonequilibrium processes involving, e.g., light absorption and chemical reactions. Various relations concerning the efficiency of the involved processes of energy transfer and the stability of the battery are discussed. The model can be treated as an initial step in applications of a mathematically sound version of quantum theory of open systems to complex processes of energy transfer in biological systems and man-made devices based on organic materials.
Author Robert Alicki (ICTQT)
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- International Centre for Theory of Quantum Technologies
Journal seriesJournal of Chemical Physics, ISSN 0021-9606, e-ISSN 1089-7690, [1089-7690], (N/A 100 pkt)
Issue year2019
Article number214110
ASJC Classification1606 Physical and Theoretical Chemistry; 3100 General Physics and Astronomy
URL https://doi.org/10.1063/1.5096772
Languageen angielski
Score (nominal)100
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ScoreMinisterial score = 100.0, 28-01-2020, ArticleFromJournal
Publication indicators Scopus SNIP (Source Normalised Impact per Paper): 2018 = 0.969; WoS Impact Factor: 2018 = 2.997 (2) - 2018=2.84 (5)
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