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Quantized dynamics of a coherent capacitor

Moskalets, M; Samuelsson, Peter LU and Buettiker, M (2008) In Physical Review Letters 100(8).
Abstract
A quantum coherent capacitor subject to large amplitude pulse cycles can be made to emit or reabsorb an electron in each half cycle. Quantized currents with pulse cycles in the GHz range have been demonstrated experimentally. We develop a nonlinear dynamical scattering theory for arbitrary pulses to describe the properties of this very fast single electron source. Using our theory we analyze the accuracy of the current quantization and investigate the noise of such a source. Our results are important for future scientific and possible metrological applications of this source.
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1079-7114
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10.1103/PhysRevLett.100.086601
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  author       = {Moskalets, M and Samuelsson, Peter and Buettiker, M},
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