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Time-dependent transport in mesoscopic structures

ContributorsButtiker, Markus
Published inJournal of low temperature physics, vol. 118, no. 5-6, p. 519-542
Publication date2000

A discussion of recent work on time-dependent transport inmesoscopic structures is presented. The discussion emphasizesthe use of time-dependent transport to gain information on thecharge distribution and its collective dynamics. We discussthe RC-time of mesoscopic capacitors, the dynamic conductanceof quantum point contacts and dynamic weak localizationeffects in chaotic cavities. We review work on adiabaticquantum pumping and photon-assisted transport, and concludewith a list which demonstrates the wide range of problemswhich are of interest.

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BUTTIKER, Markus. Time-dependent transport in mesoscopic structures. In: Journal of low temperature physics, 2000, vol. 118, n° 5-6, p. 519–542. doi: 10.1023/A:1004622924099
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