Fizika Nizkikh Temperatur: Volume 23, Number 5-6 (May 1997), p. 639-641    ( to contents , go back )

Proposed ripplon induced weak localization of electrons over liquid helium

A. J. Dahm

Department of Physics, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH 44108, U.S.A.
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( Submitted December 24, 1996 )


Ripplon induced weak localization is proposed for electrons on a liquid helium surface. Ripplon scattering is quasi-elastic, the ripplons are quasi-static relative to the electron velocity, and the relative change in occupation number of the ripplon state in a scattering event is small. Conditions for the observation of ripplon induced weak localization are calculated.

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