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Title: Extended states in systems with odd-rank transfer matrices
Authors: Wang, Shidong
Sun, Zhouzhou
Xiong, Gang
Yin, S.
Wang, Xiang-Rong
Keywords: Transfer matrices
Odd-rank
Quantum Hall system
Issue Date: 30-Jan-2004
Citation: Journal of physics. A, Mathematical and general, v. 37, 2004, p. 1337-1343
Abstract: The localization properties are investigated within a transfer matrix formulation. We find that there may exist one extended eigenstate when the rank of the transfer matrix is odd. An edge state in a quantum Hall system is such an example. It is a chiral state that can always carry a current.
Rights: Journal of Physics A: Mathematical and General © copyright (2004) IOP Publishing Ltd. The Journal's web site is located at http://www.iop.org/EJ/journal/JPhysA
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1783.1/1233
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