TITLE

Quantum cables as transport spectroscope for quasi-one-dimensional density of states of cylindrical quantum wires

AUTHOR(S)
Zeng, Z. Y.; Zeng, Z.Y.; Xiang, Y.; Zhang, L. D.; Zhang, L.D.
PUB. DATE
September 2000
SOURCE
Applied Physics Letters;9/25/2000, Vol. 77 Issue 13
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
We propose that quantum cables can be used as a kind of transport spectroscope to obtain directly the quasi-one-dimensional (Q1D) density of states (DOS) of cylindrical quantum wires. By simultaneously measuring the direct current through the cylindrical quantum wire and the leaky tunneling current into its neighboring wire at desirable temperatures, one can obtain detailed information about the Q1D DOS and subband structure of the cylindrical quantum wire. © 2000 American Institute of Physics.
ACCESSION #
4414906

 

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