Quantum quenches in the thermodynamic limit

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Abstract

We introduce a linked-cluster based computational approach that allows one to study quantum quenches in lattice systems in the thermodynamic limit. This approach is used to study quenches in one-dimensional lattices. We provide evidence that, in the thermodynamic limit, thermalization occurs in the nonintegrable regime but fails at integrability. A phase transitionlike behavior separates the two regimes.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Article number170601
JournalPhysical Review Letters
Volume112
Issue number17
DOIs
StatePublished - Apr 29 2014

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