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Title Electronic Transport Theories : From Weakly to Strongly Correlated Materials / Navinder Singh.
Imprint Boca Raton : CRC Press LLC ; Florence : Taylor & Francis Group [distributor], 2016.
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Subject Electron transport.
Transport theory.
Nonequilibrium statistical mechanics.
Contents Cover ; Half Title ; Title Page ; Copyright Page ; Dedication ; Table of Contents ; Foreword ; Preface ; List of Figures ; List of Tables ; 1: Introduction and objective of the study.
1.1 From Drude-Lorentz to Sommerfeld-Bloch and from Bloch-Peierls to Kubo-Holstein: A historical introduction 1.2 Optical absorptivity and reflectivity: brief experimental background; 1.3 The Drude model at finite frequencies for simple metals ; 1.4 The Lorentz model for simple insulators.
1.5 Brief discussion of the optical properties of real metals and real insulators 1.5.1 Real metals ; 1.5.2 Real insulators ; 1.6 Summary points ; Bibliography ; 2: The traditional Boltzmann equation based approaches ; 2.1 Semiclassical model of electron dynamics.
2.2 Chambers' method for Boltzmann kinetic equation (relaxation time approximation) 2.2.1 Obtaining Drude's formula for conductivity from the Boltzmann equation ; 2.2.1.1 DC transport ; 2.2.1.2 AC transport ; 2.3 Beyond the relaxation time approximation (full Boltzmann equation).
2.3.1 Physical assumptions for RTA 2.3.2 Elastic scattering in an isotropic medium ; 2.4 The Bloch-Boltzmann transport theory ; 2.4.1 The Grüneisen formula; 2.5 Summary points ; Bibliography ; 3: Some techniques from nonequilibrium statistical mechanics.
Summary Maintaining a practical perspective, Electronic Transport Theories: From Weakly to Strongly Correlated Materials provides an integrative overview and comprehensive coverage of electronic transport with pedagogy in view. It covers traditional theories, such as the Boltzmann transport equation and the Kubo formula, along with recent theories of transport in strongly correlated materials. The understood case of electronic transport in metals is treated first, and then transport issues in strange metals are reviewed. Topics discussed are: the Drude-Lorentz theory; the traditional Bloch-Boltzmann theory and the Grüneisen formula; the Nyquist theorem and its formulation by Callen and Welton; the Kubo formalism; the Langevin equation approach; the Wölfle-Götze memory function formalism; the Kohn-Luttinger theory of transport; and some recent theories dealing with strange metals. This book is an invaluable resource for undergraduate students, post-graduate students, and researchers with a background in quantum mechanics, statistical mechanics, and mathematical methods.
Other Title Print version: Singh, Navinder. Electronic Transport Theories. Boca Raton : CRC Press LLC Florence : Taylor & Francis Group [distributor] 9781498743594 1498743595