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Phys Rev Lett. 2002 Dec 23;89(26):263601. Epub 2002 Dec 6.

Decay rates and survival probabilities in open quantum systems.

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Max-Planck-Institut für Physik komplexer Systeme, Nöthnitzer Strasse 38, D-01187 Dresden.


We provide the first statistical analysis of the decay rates of strongly driven 3D atomic Rydberg states. The distribution of the rates exhibits universal features due to Anderson localization, while universality of the time dependent decay requires particular initial conditions.

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