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Title: Resistance fluctuation in a one-dimensional conductor with static disorder
Authors: Kumar, N.
Issue Date: 1985
Publisher: The American Physical Society
Citation: Physical Review B, 1985, Vol.31, p5513
Abstract: The non-self-averaging resistance of a one-dimensional conductor with static disorder is reexamined by the method of invariant imbedding, leading to a Fokker-Planck equation for its probability distribution Wρ(ρ, l), with varying sample length l. An exact two-point recursion relation for the moments 〈ρn〉 is given along with a closed-form solution for Wρ(ρ, l) for the case of Gaussian white-noise disorder. The latter confirms lnρ as the correct scale variable. The treatment admits generalization to the case of N channels and to general disorder.
Description: Restricted Access.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2289/4826
ISSN: 1098-0121
1550-235X (Online)
Alternative Location: http://dx.doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevB.31.5513
Copyright: 1985 American Physical Society
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