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Transition to 1D conduction with decreasing thickness of the crystals of TaS3 and NbSe3 quasi-1D conductors

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It is found that, with decreasing thickness of the crystals of TaS3 and NbSe3 quasi-1D conductors, the dependences of the conductivity of these crystals on temperature and electric field change from the form typical of bulk samples to a nearly power law behavior typical of 1D electron systems.

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Translated from Pis’ma v Zhurnal Éksperimental’no\(\overset{\lower0.5em\hbox{$\smash{\scriptscriptstyle\smile}$}}{l} \) i Teoretichesko\(\overset{\lower0.5em\hbox{$\smash{\scriptscriptstyle\smile}$}}{l} \) Fiziki, Vol. 73, No. 1, 2001, pp. 29–32.

Original Russian Text Copyright © 2001 by Za\(\overset{\lower0.5em\hbox{$\smash{\scriptscriptstyle\smile}$}}{l} \)tsev-Zotov, Pokrovski\(\overset{\lower0.5em\hbox{$\smash{\scriptscriptstyle\smile}$}}{l} \), Monceau.

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Zaitsev-Zotov, S.V., Pokrovskii, V.Y. & Monceau, P. Transition to 1D conduction with decreasing thickness of the crystals of TaS3 and NbSe3 quasi-1D conductors. Jetp Lett. 73, 25–27 (2001).

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