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Creffield, Charles E. and Platero, G. (2003) Electron dynamics in AC-driven quantum dots. In Anderson localization and its ramifications: Disorder, phase coherence and electron correlations. Lecture notes in physics (630). Springer-Verlag Berlin, pp. 157-173. ISBN 3-540-40785-5

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A quantum dot (QD) is a structure in which electrons can be confined to small length scales, comparable to their Fermi wavelength. A set of electrons held in such a structure is conceptually similar to a set of atomic electrons bound to a nucleus, and for this reason quantum dots are sometimes termed “artificial atoms” [1]. Unlike real atoms, the physical properties of quantum dots can be easily varied, which gives theorists and experimentalists the opportunity to study novel quantum effects in a well-controlled system.


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ISSN: 0075-8450
International WE Heraeus Seminar on Localization, Quantum Coherence and Interactions (283rd. 2002. Hamburg, Germany).

This work was supported by the Spanish DGES grant MAT2002-02465, by the European Union TMR contract FMRX-CT98-0180 and by the European Community’s Human Potential Programme under contract HPRN-CT-2000-00144, Nanoscale Dynamics.

Uncontrolled Keywords:Interacting electrons; Coherent destruction; Persistent current; Artificial atoms; Radiation; Molecule; State; Field; Spin
Subjects:Sciences > Physics > Materials
Sciences > Physics > Solid state physics
ID Code:33681
Deposited On:20 Oct 2015 16:47
Last Modified:15 Dec 2015 11:29

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