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Aspects of the Theory of Disordered Systems

  • E. N. Economou
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Part of the NATO Advanced Study Institutes Series book series (ASIC, volume 46)

Abstract

Questions related to the structural instabilities and the disorder of non periodic solids are briefly reviewed. Disorder may cause localization of the one particle eigenstates thus affecting seriously the transport properties of the materials. The metastability of the amorphous state is revealed physically through a linear (in T) contribution to the specific heat in the limit T → 0.

Keywords

Amorphous State Chalcogenide Glass Amorphous Semiconductor Mobility Edge Kondo Effect 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • E. N. Economou
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  1. 1.Department of PhysicsN. R. C. Demokritos Aghia Paraskevi, AthensGreece

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