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Quantum Transport

  • Hassan RazaEmail author
Chapter
Part of the NanoScience and Technology book series (NANO)

Abstract

Quantum transport is broadly divided into two regimes, namely Coherent and Incoherent. Coherent transport is the norm in the absence of any scattering process, where the phase of the wavefunction is preserved. Additionally, coherent transport is always an elastic process due to the absence of any scattering events in the channel region.

References

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    S. Datta, Quantum Transport: Atom to Transistor (Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK, 2005)Google Scholar
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    H. Raza, Understanding transport through molecules on silicon (doctoral dissertation). Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN, USA (2007)Google Scholar

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Centre for Fundamental ResearchIslamabadPakistan

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