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Semiclassical Theory of Chaotic Quantum Transport

Richter, Klaus and Sieber, Martin (2002) Semiclassical Theory of Chaotic Quantum Transport. Physical Review Letters 89 (20), 206801-1-206801-4.

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We present a refined semiclassical approach to the Landauer conductance and Kubo conductivity of clean chaotic mesoscopic systems. We demonstrate for systems with uniformly hyperbolic dynamics that including off-diagonal contributions to double sums over classical paths gives a weak- localization correction in quantitative agreement with results from random matrix theory. We further discuss the magnetic field dependence. This semiclassical treatment accounts for current conservation.

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Item type:Article
Date:11 November 2002
Institutions:Physics > Institute of Theroretical Physics > Chair Professor Richter > Group Klaus Richter
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Dewey Decimal Classification:500 Science > 530 Physics
Refereed:Yes, this version has been refereed
Created at the University of Regensburg:Yes
Deposited on:20 Mar 2007
Last modified:08 Apr 2016 09:24
Item ID:1474
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