Interpolative Method for Transport Properties of Quantum Dots in the Kondo Regime
We present an interpolative method for describing coherent transport through an interacting quantum dot. The idea of the method is to construct an approximate electron self-energy which becomes exact both in the limits of weak and strong coupling to the leads. The validity of the approximation is first checked for the case of a single (spin-degenerate) dot level. A generalization to the multilevel case is then discussed. We present results both for the density of states and the temperature dependent linear conductance showing the transition from the Kondo to the Coulomb blockade regime.
KeywordsInterpolative Method Gate Voltage Anderson Model Level Charge Linear Conductance
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