9780521195522

The Electron Glass

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  • ISBN13:

    9780521195522

  • ISBN10:

    0521195527

  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2/25/2013
  • Publisher: Cambridge University Press
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Summary

Presenting an up-to-date report on electronic glasses, this book examines experiments and theories for a variety of disordered materials where electrons exhibit glassy properties. Some interesting mathematical models of idealized systems are also discussed. The authors examine problems in this field, highlighting which issues are currently understood and which require further research. Where appropriate, the authors focus on physical arguments over elaborate derivations. The book provides introductory background material on glassy systems, properties of disordered systems and transport properties so it can be understood by researchers in condensed matter physics who are new to this field.

Table of Contents

Introduction
Disordered electronic systems
Basics of glasses
Equilibrium properties of the electron glass
DC conductivity
Other transport properties of electron glasses
Glassy properties
Relation to other glasses
Open issues
References
Index
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