Armando Relaño

Position: Ayudante Doctor. Department: Física Aplicada I (Termología) at UCM.

Research interests: Foundations of quantum statistical mechanics. Thermalization and equilibration in mesoscopic quantum systems. Quantum phase transitions and excited-state quantum phase transitions. Quantum chaos. 


Selected publications:

1. Non-thermal excited-state quantum phase transitions. R. Puebla and A. Relaño. Europhys. Lett. 104, 50007 (2013).

2. Quantum quenches in disordered systems: Approach to thermal equilibrium without a typical relaxation time. E. Khatami, M. Rigol, A. Relaño, and A. M. García-García. Phys. Rev. E 85, 050102 (2012)

3. Thermalization in the two-body random ensemble. M. Vyas, A. Relaño, J. Retamosa, and V. K. B. Kota. J. Stat. Mech. P10028 (2011)

4. Many-body quantum chaos: Recent developments and applications to nuclei. J. M. G. Gómez, K. Kar, V. K. B. Kota, R. A. Molina, A. Relaño, and J. Retamosa, Phys. Rep. 499, 103 (2011).

5. Decoherence as a signature of an excited-state quantum phase transition. A. Relaño, J. M. Arias, J. Dukelsky, J. E. Gacía-Ramos, and P. Pérez-Fernández, Phys. Rev. A 78, 060102 (2008).

6. Chaos-assisted tunneling and 1/(alpha) spectral fluctuations in the order-chaos transition. A. Relaño. Phys. Rev. Lett. 100, 224101 (2008).

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