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Author NATO Advanced Research Workshop on Fundamental Problems of Mesoscopic Physics, Interactions and Decoherence (2003 : Granada, Spain)

Title Fundamental problems of mesoscopic physics [electronic resource] : interactions and decoherence / edited by Igor V. Lerner, Boris L. Altshuler, and Yuval Gefen.

Published Dordrecht ; Boston : Kluwer Academic Publishers, ò004.

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Physical description 1 online resource (xii, 373 pages) : illustrations.
Series NATO science series. Series II, Mathematics, physics, and chemistry ; v. 154
NATO science series. Series II, Mathematics, physics, and chemistry ; v. 154.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents From the contents: Preface -- I: Decoherence and Dephasing -- II: Entanglement and Qubits -- III: Interactions in Normal and Superconducting Systems.
Summary Mesoscopic physics deals with effects at submicron and nanoscales where the conventional wisdom of macroscopic averaging is no longer applicable. A wide variety of new devices have recently evolved, all extremely promising for major novel directions in technology, including carbon nanotubes, ballistic quantum dots, hybrid mesoscopic junctions made of different type of normal, superconducting and ferromagnetic materials. This, in turn, demands a profound understanding of fundamental physical phenomena on mesoscopic scales. As a result, the forefront of fundamental research in condensed matter has been moved to the areas where the interplay between electron-electron interactions and quantum interference of phase-coherent electrons scattered by impurities and/or boundaries is the key to such understanding. An understanding of decoherence as well as other effects of the interactions is crucial for developing future electronic, photonic and spintronic devices, including the element base for quantum computation.
Notes Description based on print version record.
Other author Lerner, Igor V.
Al䳨uler, B. L.
Gefen, Yuval.
Subject Mesoscopic phenomena (Physics) -- Congresses.
SCIENCE -- Physics -- Condensed Matter.
Mesoscopic phenomena (Physics)
Mesoscopic physics
Electronic books.
Conference proceedings.
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