Quantum currents and pair correlation of electrons in a chain of localized dots
1 Münster University of Applied Sciences, Stegerwaldstrasse 39, 48565 Steinfurt, Germany
2 International Institute of Physics (IIP), Av. Odilon Gomes de Lima 1722, 59078-400 Natal, Brazil
3 Max-Planck-Institute for the Physics of Complex Systems, 01187 Dresden, Germany
Received: 28 October 2016
Received in final form: 18 January 2017
Published online: 27 March 2017
The quantum transport of electrons in a wire of localized dots by hopping, interaction and dissipation is calculated and a representation by an equivalent RCL circuit is found. The exact solution for the electric-field induced currents allows to discuss the role of virtual currents to decay initial correlations and Bloch oscillations. The dynamical response function in random phase approximation (RPA) is calculated analytically with the help of which the static structure function and pair correlation function are determined. The pair correlation function contains a form factor from the Brillouin zone and a structure factor caused by the localized dots in the wire.
Key words: Mesoscopic and Nanoscale Systems
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