Analogies in Optics and Micro Electronics: Selected by Daan Lenstra, Willem van Haeringen (auth.), Willem van

By Daan Lenstra, Willem van Haeringen (auth.), Willem van Haeringen, Daan Lenstra (eds.)

This publication provides an account of a couple of contemporary advancements in various subfields of analysis, optics and micro--electronics. The major precept in proposing them jointly in a single e-book is the outstanding similarity among quite a few notions in those examine components. We point out during this appreciate tunneling, quantum interference and localization, that are vital innovations in quantummechanics and extra in particular in condensed subject physics. Miniaturization in sturdy country engineering has ended in new phenomena within which those suggestions play their major roles. because it is the wave personality of electrons that's strongly emphasised in those phenomena one's realization is kind of evidently directed to the sphere of optics during which the above quantum-mechanical notions all appear to have their direct classical wavemechanical opposite numbers. either micro--electronics and optics were and nonetheless are in a method of intensifying task. the chances to technically "translate" units built inside one learn box to related units within the different box are strongly expanding. This opens, between different issues, a door resulting in "quantummechanics" on a macroscopic scale with seen gentle below rather simply available experimental stipulations, or to "wave optics II within the area of strong nation physics. considering by way of analogies is necessary anyways, however it is principally the cross-fertilization among optics and micro--electronics which in keeping with the editors will result in deepened insights and a brand new kind of technology.

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Thus, Rayleigh statistics is based on interferences between different, independent, Feynman trajectories as given in (4). We now discuss the connection between the fluctuations in electron and optical systems. One of the most important predictions in this field is termed "universal conductance fluctuations" (UCF) which states that the conductance of a disordered system fluctuates from sample to sample in such a way that its variance «G2>_2)1I2 is universal. Namely, Var G = e2/h. (7) This was proven diagrammatically [33].

Of (1) (2) Eq. e derived from a potential V, and under the fluctuating force F(t), BV me.. + e. = - 8( + F( t) . oe 3 , which may be (3) For m ~ 0, we recover (1), but we have now a simple visualization of the behavior of e at hand, viz. I. 1b, so that the corresponding device can store one bit of information. Landauer [7] compared the switching from one stable state (of a tunnel diode) to the other one with the shift of a Bloch-wall in a ferromagnet, while Graham and Haken [5] and DeGiorgio and Scully [6] compared the system's behavior (of a laser) with that of a ferromagnetic phase transition when>.

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