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Killing the Hofstadter Butterfly

  • Adhip AgarwalaEmail author
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Part of the Springer Theses book series (Springer Theses)

Abstract

In the last chapter we looked at fractals, where the spatial dimension is itself not an integer. We looked at the construction of a topological model on such a system and found that one finds a fractal spectrum where the eigenenergies are self similar. Here we construct a system which is otherwise translationally invariant, but has a fractal spectrum. We then investigate—what happens to this system if we remove bonds randomly?

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.International Centre for Theoretical SciencesTata Institute of Fundamental ResearchBangaloreIndia

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