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Adiabatic pumping in the quasi-one-dimensional triangle lattice

: Schulze, M.; Bercioux, D.; Urban, D.F.

Preprint urn:nbn:de:0011-n-2343959 (3.3 MByte PDF)
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Physical Review. B 87 (2013), Nr.2, Art. 024301, 6 S.
ISSN: 0163-1829
ISSN: 1098-0121
ISSN: 0556-2805
Zeitschriftenaufsatz, Elektronische Publikation
Fraunhofer IWM ()
quantum pumping; Quantum transport; quantum wire

We analyze the properties of the quasi-one-dimensional triangle lattice emphasizing the occurrence of flat bands and band touching via the tuning of the lattice hopping parameters and on-site energies. The spectral properties of the infinite system will be compared with the transmission through a finite piece of the lattice with attached semi-infinite leads. Furthermore, we investigate the adiabatic pumping properties of such a system: Depending on the transmission through the lattice, this results in nonzero integer charge transfers or transfers that increase linearly with the lattice size.