Electronic transport in a one-dimensional random array of scatterers

V. S. Filinov, P. Thomas, I. Varga, T. Meier, M. Bonitz, V. E. Fortov, S. W. Koch

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The quantum dynamics of an ensemble of interacting electrons in an array of random scatterers is treated using a new numerical approach for the calculation of average values of quantum operators and time correlation functions in the Wigner representation. This approach combines both molecular dynamics and Monte Carlo methods and computes numerical traces and spectra of the relevant dynamical quantities such as momentum-momentum correlation functions and spatial dispersions. Considering, as an application, a system with fixed scatterers, the results clearly demonstrate that the many-particle interaction between the electrons can lead to an enhancement of the conductivity at intermediate densities.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)5905-5911
Number of pages7
JournalJournal of Physics A: Mathematical and General
Issue number22 SPEC.ISS.
StatePublished - Jun 6 2003

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Statistical and Nonlinear Physics
  • Mathematical Physics
  • Physics and Astronomy(all)


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