27.02.2007 (Tuesday)

Statistics of electric current through chaotic systems: random matrix theory and semiclassics

Regular Seminar Marcel Novaes (Bristol)

16:00 Brunel U.
room M128

The electric current that flows through a chaotic system like a quantum dot may, as a function of time, be characterized by its moments. The first and second moments are called the conductance and the shot noise. We consider the problem of calculating all higher moments, both within a random matrix theory formulation and by resorting to classical action correlations.