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## Quantum Transport in Mesoscopic Systems: Complexity and Statistical Fluctuations. A Maximum Entropy Viewpoint

*Pier A. Mello and Narendra Kumar*

- Published in print:
- 2004
- Published Online:
- September 2007
- ISBN:
- 9780198525820
- eISBN:
- 9780191712234
- Item type:
- book

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198525820.001.0001
- Subject:
- Physics, Condensed Matter Physics / Materials

This book presents a statistical theory of complex wave scattering and quantum transport in a class of physical systems of current interest having chaotic classical dynamics (e.g., microwave cavities ... More

## Polarised electromagnetic waves

*S. R Cloude*

### in Polarisation: Applications in Remote Sensing

- Published in print:
- 2009
- Published Online:
- February 2010
- ISBN:
- 9780199569731
- eISBN:
- 9780191721908
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199569731.003.0001
- Subject:
- Physics, Particle Physics / Astrophysics / Cosmology, Geophysics, Atmospheric and Environmental Physics

This chapter considers a basic description of the generation, propagation and scattering of polarised electromagnetic waves. It assumes a starting familiarity with the basic form of Maxwell's ... More

## INTRODUCTION TO THE QUANTUM MECHANICAL TIME-INDEPENDENT SCATTERING THEORY I: ONE-DIMENSIONAL SCATTERING

*Pier A. Mello and Narendra Kumar*

### in Quantum Transport in Mesoscopic Systems: Complexity and Statistical Fluctuations. A Maximum Entropy Viewpoint

- Published in print:
- 2004
- Published Online:
- September 2007
- ISBN:
- 9780198525820
- eISBN:
- 9780191712234
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198525820.003.0002
- Subject:
- Physics, Condensed Matter Physics / Materials

This chapter is devoted to basic potential scattering theory, focusing on the case of a one-dimensional conductor and an open cavity with a one-channel lead connected to it. The contents of this ... More

## INTRODUCTION TO THE QUANTUM MECHANICAL TIME-INDEPENDENT SCATTERING THEORY II: SCATTERING INSIDE WAVEGUIDES AND CAVITIES

*Pier A. Mello and Narendra Kumar*

### in Quantum Transport in Mesoscopic Systems: Complexity and Statistical Fluctuations. A Maximum Entropy Viewpoint

- Published in print:
- 2004
- Published Online:
- September 2007
- ISBN:
- 9780198525820
- eISBN:
- 9780191712234
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198525820.003.0003
- Subject:
- Physics, Condensed Matter Physics / Materials

This chapter extends the potential scattering theory developed in Chapter 2 to a relatively advanced level with emphasis on quasi-one-dimensional (multi-channel) systems, the associated scattering ... More

## Linear optical devices

*J. C. Garrison and R. Y. Chiao*

### in Quantum Optics

- Published in print:
- 2008
- Published Online:
- September 2008
- ISBN:
- 9780198508861
- eISBN:
- 9780191708640
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198508861.003.0009
- Subject:
- Physics, Atomic, Laser, and Optical Physics

This chapter shows that the interaction of photons with a passive, linear device can be described by the scattering matrix of classical optics. Combining this with the paraxial approximation leads to ... More

## ELECTRONIC TRANSPORT THROUGH OPEN CHAOTIC CAVITIES

*Pier A. Mello and Narendra Kumar*

### in Quantum Transport in Mesoscopic Systems: Complexity and Statistical Fluctuations. A Maximum Entropy Viewpoint

- Published in print:
- 2004
- Published Online:
- September 2007
- ISBN:
- 9780198525820
- eISBN:
- 9780191712234
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198525820.003.0006
- Subject:
- Physics, Condensed Matter Physics / Materials

This chapter focuses on scattering from classically chaotic cavities. A maximum-entropy approach is employed to derive the probability distribution for the S matrix, with and without the presence of ... More

## QUANTUM EVOLUTION AND SCATTERING MATRIX

*Jean Zinn-Justin*

### in Path Integrals in Quantum Mechanics

- Published in print:
- 2004
- Published Online:
- January 2010
- ISBN:
- 9780198566748
- eISBN:
- 9780191717994
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198566748.003.0009
- Subject:
- Physics, Particle Physics / Astrophysics / Cosmology, Theoretical, Computational, and Statistical Physics

This chapter shows how scattering problems are formulated in the framework of path integrals. In quantum mechanics, the state of an isolated system evolves under the action of a unitary operator, as ... More

## HIGH-RESOLUTION IMAGES OF CRYSTALS AND THEIR DEFECTS

*JOHN C. H. SPENCE*

### in High-Resolution Electron Microscopy

- Published in print:
- 2008
- Published Online:
- January 2010
- ISBN:
- 9780199552757
- eISBN:
- 9780191708664
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199552757.003.0005
- Subject:
- Physics, Atomic, Laser, and Optical Physics

This chapter introduces many-beam high-resolution imaging by first analysing in detail the case of two or three beams, and showing how aberrations may be arranged to cancel by using off-axis ... More

## Systems with Condensates and Pairing

*Klaus Morawetz*

### in Interacting Systems far from Equilibrium: Quantum Kinetic Theory

- Published in print:
- 2017
- Published Online:
- February 2018
- ISBN:
- 9780198797241
- eISBN:
- 9780191838743
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/oso/9780198797241.003.0012
- Subject:
- Physics, Condensed Matter Physics / Materials

The Bose–Einstein condensation and appearance of superfluidity and superconductivity are introduced from basic phenomena. A systematic theory based on the asymmetric expansion of chapter 11 is shown ... More

## Functional Integrals and Quantum Mechanics: Formal Developments

*Laurent Baulieu, John Iliopoulos, and Roland Sénéor*

### in From Classical to Quantum Fields

- Published in print:
- 2017
- Published Online:
- May 2017
- ISBN:
- 9780198788393
- eISBN:
- 9780191830310
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/oso/9780198788393.003.0009
- Subject:
- Physics, Particle Physics / Astrophysics / Cosmology, Theoretical, Computational, and Statistical Physics

Time-ordered products and connection with the path integral. Applications in quantum mechanical problems. T-products and the scattering matrix. The perturbation expansion. The scalar field.

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