Phase averaging in one-dimensional random systems

C. J. Lambert, Michael Thorpe

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Abstract

We calculate the resistance of a random sequence of scatterers and show that, in general, the phase uncertainty does not increase with the length of the wire. We elucidate the special circumstances under which phase averaging is appropriate.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)4742-4744
Number of pages3
JournalPhysical Review B
Volume26
Issue number8
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1982
Externally publishedYes

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  • Condensed Matter Physics

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