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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


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


ELECTRONIC TRANSPORT THROUGH QUASI-ONE-DIMENSIONAL DISORDERED SYSTEMS

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/9780198525820.003.0007
Subject:
Physics, Condensed Matter Physics / Materials

This chapter treats the problem of finding the probability distribution of quantities related to quantum transport through a strictly one-dimensional (i.e., 1-channel) and through an N-channel ... 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


Statement B and the Yang-Baxter Equation

Ben Brubaker, Daniel Bump, and Solomon Friedberg

in Weyl Group Multiple Dirichlet Series: Type A Combinatorial Theory (AM-175)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691150659
eISBN:
9781400838998
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691150659.003.0019
Subject:
Mathematics, Combinatorics / Graph Theory / Discrete Mathematics

This chapter reinterprets Statements A and B in a different context, and yet again directly proves that the reinterpreted Statement B implies the reinterpreted Statement A in Theorem 19.10. The ... More


Classical statistical physics: One dimension

Jean Zinn-Justin

in Phase Transitions and Renormalization Group

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199227198
eISBN:
9780191711107
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199227198.003.0004
Subject:
Physics, Theoretical, Computational, and Statistical Physics

This chapter, within the framework of classical statistical mechanics, discusses a family of models defined on one-dimensional lattices. It studies the simplest local examples: models that involve ... More


Lattice field theory fundamentals

M. Pilar HernÁndez

in Modern Perspectives in Lattice QCD: Quantum Field Theory and High Performance Computing: Lecture Notes of the Les Houches Summer School: Volume 93, August 2009

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199691609
eISBN:
9780191731792
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199691609.003.0001
Subject:
Physics, Theoretical, Computational, and Statistical Physics

This chapter reviews the basic building blocks of the regularization of Quantum Field Theories (QFT) on a space-time lattice. It assumes some familiarity with QFT in the continuum. In an introductory ... More


General Square Lattice Vertex Models

Hans-Peter Eckle

in Models of Quantum Matter: A First Course on Integrability and the Bethe Ansatz

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780199678839
eISBN:
9780191878589
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199678839.003.0010
Subject:
Physics, Theoretical, Computational, and Statistical Physics, Condensed Matter Physics / Materials

Vertex models more general than the ice model are possible and often have physical applications. The square lattice admits the general sixteen-vertex model of which the special cases, the eight- and ... More


Anderson Localization

Keith Slevin and Tomi Ohtsuki

in Conductor-Insulator Quantum Phase Transitions

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199592593
eISBN:
9780191741050
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199592593.003.0003
Subject:
Physics, Theoretical, Computational, and Statistical Physics

This chapter reviews briefly the theory of the Anderson localisation of electrons. In disordered materials at low temperatures, quantum interference may lead to the suppression of diffusion. If this ... More


Critical Phenomena: General Considerations

JEAN ZINN-JUSTIN

in Quantum Field Theory and Critical Phenomena

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198509233
eISBN:
9780191708732
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198509233.003.0023
Subject:
Physics, Theoretical, Computational, and Statistical Physics

This chapter reviews a few properties, from the point of view of phase transitions, of simple ferromagnetic lattice models. In systems with finite range interactions a transfer matrix can be defined. ... More


Numerical methods

Hidetoshi Nishimori and Gerardo Ortiz

in Elements of Phase Transitions and Critical Phenomena

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199577224
eISBN:
9780191722943
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199577224.003.0011
Subject:
Physics, Theoretical, Computational, and Statistical Physics

This chapter introduces a few typical numerical methods used in modern studies of phase transitions and critical phenomena in spin systems. The first section describes the stochastic dynamics of a ... More


Disorder and interference: localization phenomena

Cord A. Müller and Dominique Delande

in Ultracold Gases and Quantum Information: Lecture Notes of the Les Houches Summer School in Singapore: Volume 91, July 2009

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199603657
eISBN:
9780191729515
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199603657.003.0009
Subject:
Physics, Theoretical, Computational, and Statistical Physics

In the presence of disorder, classical transport is usually diffusive. This chapter deals with the effect of interference between multiply scattered waves on transport properties. Interference may ... More


Phase transitions: Generalities and examples

Jean Zinn-Justin

in Phase Transitions and Renormalization Group

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199227198
eISBN:
9780191711107
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199227198.003.0007
Subject:
Physics, Theoretical, Computational, and Statistical Physics

This chapter focuses on the concept of phase transition — a concept that is far from being trivial in the sense that a phase transition requires the interaction of an infinite number of degrees of ... More


Quantum Tavis–Cummings Model

Hans-Peter Eckle

in Models of Quantum Matter: A First Course on Integrability and the Bethe Ansatz

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780199678839
eISBN:
9780191878589
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199678839.003.0012
Subject:
Physics, Theoretical, Computational, and Statistical Physics, Condensed Matter Physics / Materials

This chapter extends the algebraic Bethe ansatz to the quantum Tavis–Cummings model, an N atom generalization of the Jaynes–Cummings model to describe the strong interaction between light and quantum ... More


Equilibrium Statistical Mechanics

Hans-Peter Eckle

in Models of Quantum Matter: A First Course on Integrability and the Bethe Ansatz

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780199678839
eISBN:
9780191878589
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199678839.003.0004
Subject:
Physics, Theoretical, Computational, and Statistical Physics, Condensed Matter Physics / Materials

Chapter 4 reviews the basic notions of equilibrium statistical mechanics and begins with its fundamental postulate and outlines the structure of the theory using the most important of the various ... More


Classical Description of Light

Alexey V. Kavokin, Jeremy J. Baumberg, Guillaume Malpuech, and Fabrice P. Laussy

in Microcavities

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
August 2017
ISBN:
9780198782995
eISBN:
9780191826221
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198782995.003.0002
Subject:
Physics, Atomic, Laser, and Optical Physics

In this chapter we introduce the basic characteristics of light modes in free space and in different kinds of optically confined structures including Bragg mirrors, planar microcavities, pillars and ... More


Field Theory in a Finite Geometry: Finite Size Scaling

JEAN ZINN-JUSTIN

in Quantum Field Theory and Critical Phenomena

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198509233
eISBN:
9780191708732
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198509233.003.0037
Subject:
Physics, Theoretical, Computational, and Statistical Physics

Many numerical calculations, like Monte Carlo or transfer matrix calculations, are performed with systems in which the size in several or all dimensions is finite. To extrapolate the results to the ... More


Phase Transitions and the Ising Model

Robert H. Swendsen

in An Introduction to Statistical Mechanics and Thermodynamics

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
December 2013
ISBN:
9780199646944
eISBN:
9780191775123
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199646944.003.0030
Subject:
Physics, Condensed Matter Physics / Materials

The Ising model provides an extremely useful example for the investigation of phase transitions. This chapter provides both an introduction to the properties of the Ising model and an overview of the ... More


Phase Transitions and the Ising Model

Robert H. Swendsen

in An Introduction to Statistical Mechanics and Thermodynamics

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
February 2020
ISBN:
9780198853237
eISBN:
9780191887703
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198853237.003.0031
Subject:
Physics, Condensed Matter Physics / Materials, Theoretical, Computational, and Statistical Physics

Chapter 17 presented one example of a phase transition, the van der Waals gas. This chapter provides another, the Ising model, a widely studied model of phase transitions. We first give the solution ... More


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