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Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
  2. Rudolf A. Römer, Michael Schreiber
    Pages 3-19
  3. Angus MacKinnon
    Pages 21-30
  4. Gert-Ludwig Ingold, André Wobst, Christian Aulbach, Peter Hänggi
    Pages 85-97
  5. C.M. Soukoulis, P. Markoš
    Pages 99-108
  6. Gregor Hackenbroich, Fritz Haake
    Pages 109-118
  7. V.M. Apalkov, M.E. Raikh, B. Shapiro
    Pages 119-144
  8. Erich Runge, Roland Zimmermann
    Pages 145-156
  9. C.E. Creffield, G. Platero
    Pages 157-173
  10. E.N. Economou, R.S. Penciu
    Pages 175-186
  11. Yoshiyuki Ono, Takashi Ebinuma, Toshiyuki Ozawa
    Pages 187-199
  12. Spiros Evangelou, Dimitris Katsanos, Bernhard Kramer
    Pages 203-217
  13. Ulrich Eckern, Cosima Schuster
    Pages 245-258
  14. Maura Sassetti, Alessandro Braggio, Fabio Cavaliere
    Pages 259-273
  15. Jean-Louis Pichard, Zoltán Ádám Németh
    Pages 275-287
  16. Stefan Kirchner, Johann Kroha, Peter Wölfle, Elke Scheer
    Pages 303-315

About this book

Introduction

The phenomenon of localization of the electronic wave function in a random medium can be regarded as the key manifestation of quantum coherence in a condensed matter system. As one of the most remarkable phenomena in condensed matter physics discovered in the 20th century, the localization problem is an indispensable part of the theory of the quantum Hall effects and rivals superconductivity in its significance as a manifestation of quantum coherence at a macroscopic scale. The present volume, written by some of the leading experts in the field, is intended to highlight some of the recent progress in the field of localization, with particular emphasis on the effect of interactions on quantum coherence. The chapters are written in textbook style and should serve as a reliable and thorough introduction for advanced students or researchers already working in the field of mesoscopic physics.

Keywords

Condensed matter theory Mesoscopic physics Physics Quantum Hall effect Theoretical physics

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/b13139
  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2003
  • Publisher Name Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Print ISBN 978-3-540-40785-0
  • Online ISBN 978-3-540-45202-7
  • Series Print ISSN 0075-8450
  • Series Online ISSN 1616-6361
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