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Electrons in Anderson–Mott insulators

  • Michael PollakEmail author
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  1. Non-equilibrium Dynamics: Quantum Systems and Foundations of Quantum Mechanics

Abstract

The article addresses properties of strongly disordered electronic systems which are Anderson and often also Mott localized Coulomb interactions are important. In the localized regime Coulomb interactions among electrons are important due to poor screening. Parts of the subject have been controversial, in particular with regard to the importance of dynamic many-body effects and of the role the one-particle density of states plays in transport. The main focus here is an attempt to review the current status of the subject and hopefully to contribute to a reduction in the controversies.

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  1. 1.Department of PhysicsUniversity of CaliforniaRiversideUSA

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