Theory of Fluctuation Phenomena in Kinetics

  • M. Ya Azbel’
Conference paper
Part of the Springer Series in Solid-State Sciences book series (SSSOL, volume 61)


Localization leads to an unusual kind of kinetics. At sufficiently low temperatures transport in a macroscopic system is dominated by a single quenched fluctuation (“flucton”). Kinetic coefficients are unique for each system and exhibit huge oscillations. Even the effective dimensionality of the system may fluctuate. Some manifestations of flucton kinetics are discussed in the paper.


Fermi Energy Localization Length Mesoscopic System Resonance Tunneling Mott Temperature 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • M. Ya Azbel’
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  1. 1.IBM T.J. Watson Research CenterYorktown HeightsUSA
  2. 2.Department of PhysicsTel-Aviv UniversityTel-AvivIsrael

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