Exotic Kondo Effects in Metals

Exotic Kondo Effects in Metals

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This provides a major review of the two-level system Kondo model, as applied to metallic glasses, nanoscale devices and some doped semiconductors; and the quadripolar and magnetic two-channel Kondo models developed for rare-earth and actinide ions with crystal splitting metals. These contrast with the simple single-channel model, and allow the study of non-Fermi liquid physics. This book forms a valuable and unique source of information for statistical and condensed matter physicists and graduate students. Key Features: * An invaluable and unique source of information on this highly popular area of condensed matter physics * Based upon a special edition of the Advances in Physics journal * Magnetic impurities in metals present a major challenge to condensed matter physicists, for which a strong starting point has long been the early insights of Kondo into the resistance mediumMagnetic Ions in a Crystalline Electric Field and Tunelling Centres D L Cox, A Zawadowski ... Gan (1995a) proposed that this SO(1) symmetry can be understood from writing a Majorana fermion representation of the full model. The full free ... In extensive quantum Monte Carlo (QMC) studies. ... The phase diagram for ground states of this model, obtained from NRG calculations under the assumption ofanbsp;...

Title:Exotic Kondo Effects in Metals
Author:D L Cox, A Zawadowski
Publisher:CRC Press - 1999-03-18


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