Mesoscopic Electron Transport

Mesoscopic Electron Transport

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Ongoing developments in nanofabrication technology and the availability of novel materials have led to the emergence and evolution of new topics for mesoscopic research, including scanning-tunnelling microscopic studies of few-atom metallic clusters, discrete energy level spectroscopy, the prediction of Kondo-type physics in the transport properties of quantum dots, time dependent effects, and the properties of interacting systems, e.g. of Luttinger liquids. The overall understanding of each of these areas is still incomplete; nevertheless, with the foundations laid by studies in the more traditional systems there is no doubt that these new areas will advance mesoscopic electron transport to a new phenomenological level, both experimentally and theoretically.
Mesoscopic Electron Transport highlights selected areas in the field, provides a comprehensive review of such systems, and also serves as an introduction to the new and developing areas of mesoscopic electron transport.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 677 pages
  • 164.1 x 241.3 x 41.7mm | 1,165.74g
  • Dordrecht, Netherlands
  • English
  • 1997 ed.
  • X, 677 p.
  • 0792347374
  • 9780792347378

Table of contents

Preface; L.P. Kouwenhoven, et al. Introduction to Mesoscopic Electron Transport; L.P. Kouwenhoven, et al. Geometric Phases in Mesoscopic Systems - From the Aharonov-Bohm Effect to Berry Phases; A. Stern. Delocalization, Inelastic Scattering and Transport Due to Interactions; Y. Imry. Electron Transport in Quantum Dots; L.P. Kouwenhoven, et al. Magnetotunneling Spectroscopy: Studying Self-Organized Quantum Dots and Quantum Chaology; L. Eaves. Shot Noise in Mesoscopic Systems; M.J.M. de Jong, C.W.J. Beenakker. Admittance and Nonlinear Transport in Quantum Wires, Point Contacts, and Resonant Tunneling Barriers; M. Buttiker, T. Chirsten. Transport Theory of Interacting Quantum Dots; H. Schoeller. Transport in a One-Dimensional Luttinger Liquid; M.P.A. Fisher, L.I. Glazman. The Proximity Effect in Mesoscopic Diffusive Conductors; D. Esteve, et al. Mesoscopic Effects in Superconductivity; R. Fazio, G. Schoen. Ultrasmall Superconductors; D.C. Ralph, et al. The Superconducting Proximity Effect in Semiconductor-Superconductor Systems: Ballistic Transport, Low Dimensionality and Sample Specific Properties; B.J. van Wees, H. Takayanagi. Scanning Probe Microscopes and Their Applications; L.L. Soh, et al. Quantum Point Contacts Between Metals; J.M. van Ruitenbeek. Conductance Quantization in Metallic Nanowires; N. Garcia, et al. Quantum Optics; Y. Yamamoto. Topics in Quantum Computers; D.P. DiVincenzo.
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