Pier A Mello
Articles written in Pramana – Journal of Physics
Volume 56 Issue 2-3 February 2001 pp 425-437 Mesoscopic Systems
Universal statistical aspects of wave scattering by a variety of physical systems ranging from atomic nuclei to mesoscopic systems and microwave cavities are described. A statistical model for the scattering matrix is employed to address the problem of quantum chaotic scattering. The model, introduced in the past in the context of nuclear physics, discusses the problem in terms of a prompt and an equilibrated component: it incorporates the average value of the scattering matrix to account for the prompt processes and satisfies the requirements of flux conservation, causality and ergodicity. The main application of the model is the analysis of electronic transport through ballistic mesoscopic cavities: it describes well the results from the numerical solutions of the Schrödinger equation for two-dimensional cavities.
Volume 58 Issue 2 February 2002 pp 325-331
We present a maximum-entropy model for the transport of waves through a classically chaotic cavity in the presence of absorption. The entropy of the
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