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Introduction to wave scattering, localization and mesoscopic phenomena

Ping Sheng

Introduction to wave scattering, localization and mesoscopic phenomena

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Published by Springer in Berlin, London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Localization theory,
  • Scattering (Physics),
  • Waves

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Ping Sheng
    SeriesSpringer series in materials science -- 88
    The Physical Object
    Pagination1 v. :
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25560287M
    ISBN 103642067123
    ISBN 109783642067129
    OCLC/WorldCa750673009

    Without these cookies, we won't know if you have any performance-related issues that we may be able to address. In particular, the possibility that a wave can become localized in a random medium is especially intriguing because localization involves a change in the basic wave character. We use this information to create a better experience for all users. With such a ubiquitous presence, wave phenomena naturally occupy a central position in our study of the physical world.

    Aiming for a self-contained presentation, the quantum theory of scattering, set in the context Introduction to wave scattering quasi-one-dimensional, multichannel systems, and related directly to scattering problems in mesoscopic physics, is introduced in chapters two and three. It is an important resource book for those interested in understanding the physics underlying nanotechnology and mesoscopic phenomena, as well as for bridging the gap between the textbooks and research frontiers in any wave related topic. However, in the last decades, quantum mechanics has been revisited and its use extended to the study and description of macroscopic distinct states. The purposes of this volume are to delineate the main features of this emerging picture of wave behavior in disordered media and to introduce the theoretical techniques for describing these features. This should help graduate students, their teachers and the research scholars interested generally in the subject of quantum transport through disordered and chaotic systems in their preparation for it, and beyond. The Maximum Entropy Approach 6.

    Export citation and abstract. Our result not Introduction to wave scattering provides an interesting link between all the diverse fields in which wave scattering plays a role but also holds promise for a number of practical applications. Keywords: wave scattering, disordered media, random walk, diffusion, time delay Abstract A fundamental insight in the theory of diffusive random walks is that the mean length of trajectories traversing a finite open system is independent of the details of the diffusion process. The purposes of this volume are to delineate the main features of this emerging picture of wave behavior in disordered media and to introduce the theoretical techniques for describing these features.


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Introduction to wave scattering, localization and mesoscopic phenomena by Ping Sheng Download PDF Ebook

Here we show that this result is rooted on a much deeper level than that of a random walk, which allows us to extend the reach of this universal invariance property beyond the diffusion approximation.

The key insight that allows us to establish such a very general relation for the mean wave scattering time is its connection to the density of states DOSwhich is the central quantity that stays invariant on a level far beyond the scope of a diffusion approximation.

Introduction to wave scattering, localization and mesoscopic phenomena

Indeed, for waves in simple systems and ordered structures, an extensive literature already exists. Export citation and abstract. We rely on light and sound to sense our immediate surroundings. Specifically, we demonstrate that an equivalent invariance relation also holds for the scattering of waves in resonant structures as well as in ballistic, chaotic or in Anderson localized systems.

Indeed, for waves in simple systems and ordered structures, an extensive literature localization and mesoscopic phenomena book exists. This should help graduate students, their teachers and the research scholars interested generally in the subject of quantum transport through disordered and chaotic systems in their preparation for it, and beyond.

However, in the last decades, quantum mechanics has been revisited and its use extended to the study and description of macroscopic distinct states. We conclude that, in spite of progress in the theory for this scattering mechanism, our understanding of the e-ph interaction remains incomplete.

We Introduction to wave scattering on light and sound to sense our immediate Introduction to wave scattering. Electron-electron scattering is also found to be the dominant source of dephasing in experimental studies of semiconductor quantum wires, in which the effects of both large- and small-energy-transfer scattering must be taken into account.

The latter, Nyquist, Introduction to wave scattering is the stronger effect at a few kelvins, and may be viewed as arising from fluctuations in the electromagnetic background, generated by the thermal motion of electrons.

Chapter 4 discusses the linear-response theory of quantum electronic transport, adapted to the context of mesoscopic systems.

In the past thirty years there have been some revolutionary developments in the study of waves. Here we show, based on insights from wave-scattering theory, that this fundamental invariance property can be significantly extended beyond the diffusive random walk picture.

Significant attention is devoted to a discussion of three-dimensional metal films, in which dephasing is found to predominantly arise from the influence of electron-phonon e-ph scattering.

The universal character of the statistical behavior of these phenomena is incorporated in a natural way by approaching the problem from a Maximum-Entropy viewpoint -Shannon's information entropy is maximized, subject to the symmetries and constraints that are physically relevant-- within the powerful, non-perturbative Theory of Random Matrices.

Berlin: Springer, c Summary Waves are everywhere around us. To learn more about cookies, please see our cookie policy. This is accomplished by modeling basic objects of mesoscopic physics, such as superconducting quantum circuits and low-dimensional structures derived from a two-dimensional electronic gas.

Radio waves and microwaves are indispensable means of communication. In particular, the possibility that a wave can become localized in a random medium is especially intriguing because localization involves a change in the basic wave character.

Radio waves and microwaves are indispensable means of communication. The linear-response theory of quantum electronic transport, adapted to the context of mesoscopic systems, is discussed in chapter four. In particular, the possibility that a wave can become localized in a random medium is especially intriguing because localization involves a change in the basic wave character.

Please review the types of cookies we use below. Chapters 6 and 7 discuss the problem of electronic transport through classically chaotic cavities and quasi-one-dimensional disordered systems.

There are many exercises, most of them worked out in detail, distributed throughout the book. Instead, the mean trajectory length depends only on the system's boundary geometry and is thus unaffected by the value of the mean free path. This book also collects in one place the material and notions -derived from the published work of the authors in collaboration with several co-workers, as well as from the work of others-- which are scattered through research journals and textbooks on the subject.

They alert us when OverDrive services are not working as expected. A brief sketch below of the prominent random-wave characteristics serves as both an introduction to the subject and a map to what follows Topics: Wave scattering, Localization, Interference, Atomic structure, Coherent scattering, Dynamical systems, Water waves, Radio waves, Microwaves Year: A special feature of this volume is the treatment of classical and quantum mechanical waves within a unified framework, thus facilitating an understanding of similarities and differences between the two.

To describe wave transport in a disordered scattering medium without solving the full wave equation numerically is a challenging task that can be approached from many different angles (10, 14, 15).As the first step, we will consider the radiative transfer equation (RTE), which describes the transport of an averaged radiation field through a disordered medium in the limit k ℓ s ≫ 1, where k Cited by: Introduction to Wave Scattering, Localization and Mesoscopic Phenomena.

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