## 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

## 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

## 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

## 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

## Elastic Waves in Multilayer Composites

*Dale Chimenti, Stanislav Rokhlin, and Peter Nagy*

### in Physical Ultrasonics of Composites

- Published in print:
- 2011
- Published Online:
- November 2020
- ISBN:
- 9780195079609
- eISBN:
- 9780197560389
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/oso/9780195079609.003.0010
- Subject:
- Chemistry, Industrial Chemistry

Expanding on the theme of bulk waves from the previous chapters, we will examine the problem of plane wave sound propagation in layered media. We assume we have an finite stack of planar layers ... 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

## 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

## Transfer Matrix of the Two-dimensional Ising Model

*Giuseppe Mussardo*

### in Statistical Field Theory: An Introduction to Exactly Solved Models in Statistical Physics

- Published in print:
- 2020
- Published Online:
- May 2020
- ISBN:
- 9780198788102
- eISBN:
- 9780191830082
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/oso/9780198788102.003.0006
- Subject:
- Physics, Theoretical, Computational, and Statistical Physics

This chapter deals with the exact solution of the two-dimensional Ising model as it is achieved through the transfer matrix formalism. It discusses the crucial role played by the commutative ... 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

## Methods for Computing the States of Quantum Structures

*Vurgaftman Igor*

### in Bands and Photons in III-V Semiconductor Quantum Structures

- Published in print:
- 2020
- Published Online:
- January 2021
- ISBN:
- 9780198767275
- eISBN:
- 9780191821431
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/oso/9780198767275.003.0009
- Subject:
- Physics, Particle Physics / Astrophysics / Cosmology

This chapter presents a detailed development of several numerical methods for calculating the band structure of semiconductor quantum wells and superlattices. These include the transfer-matrix ... 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