Ann. Phys. Fr.
Volume 19, Number 4, 1994
|Page(s)||411 - 432|
|Published online||01 June 2004|
Selected topics in the theory of 1D quantum wires
Institut Laue-Langevin, B.P.156, 38042 Grenoble Cedex 9, France
2 Landau Institute for Theoretical Physics, Moscow, 117940, Russia
A qualitative discussion of recent theoretical results in the physics of 1D quantum wires is provided here. The consideration is mainly focused on observable quantities, such as conductance, persistent current, and X-ray response functions, which are discussed in simple terms.
PACS: 7340L – Electrical properties of semiconductor to semiconductor contacts, p n junctions, and heterojunctions / 7320D – Electron states in low dimensional structures
Key words: semiconductor quantum wires / 1D quantum wires / conductance / persistent current / X ray response functions
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