Phase averaging in one-dimensional random systems

C. J. Lambert, Michael Thorpe

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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
Issue number8
Publication statusPublished - 1982
Externally publishedYes


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  • Condensed Matter Physics

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