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Title: Quantum diffusion in thin disordered wires
Authors: Kumar, N.
Jayannavar, A.M.
Keywords: Noise processes and phenomena
Disordered structures
amorphous and glassy solids
Issue Date: 1985
Publisher: The American Physical Society
Citation: Physical Review B, 1985, Vol. 32, p3345
Abstract: Quantum Ohmic residual resistance of a thin disordered wire, approximated as a one-dimensional multichannel conductor, is known to scale exponentially with length. This nonadditivity is shown to imply (i) a low-frequency noise-power spectrum proportional to -ln(Ω)/Ω, and (ii) a dispersive capacitative impedance proportional to tanh(√iΩ )/ √iΩ. A deep connection to the quantum Brownian motion with linear dynamical frictional coupling to a harmonic-oscillator bath is pointed out and interpreted in physical terms.
Description: Restricted Access
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2289/5172
ISSN: 1098-0121
1550-235X (Online)
Alternative Location: http://dx.doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevB.32.3345
Copyright: 1985 The American Physical Society
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