Metal-Insulator Transition and Landau Fermi Liquid Theory

  • Claudio Castellani
  • Carlo Di Castro
Part of the Institute for Amorphous Studies Series book series (IASS)


The discovery that interaction effects with disorder give anomalous correction terms1 to the normal Fermi liquid behaviour of an electron system has changed in the last few years our views on the possible interpretations of the metal-insulator transition in the various cases. One cannot advocate any more either the Anderson or the Mott transition, but correlation and disorder appear strictly interconnected giving rise to a wider spectrum of transitions.


Spin Susceptibility Short Range Force Wave Function Renormalization Single Particle Density Nuclear Spin Relaxation 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Claudio Castellani
    • 1
    • 2
  • Carlo Di Castro
    • 2
  1. 1.Istituto di FisicaUniversità del’AquilaL’AquilaItaly
  2. 2.Dipartimento di FisicaUniversità degli Studi di Roma “La Sapienza”RomaItaly

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