By Thomas Ihn
This booklet treats 3 subject matters of digital quantum shipping in mesoscopic semiconductor buildings: the conductance in strongly interacting and disordered two-dimensional platforms and the steel insulator transition, electron delivery via quantum dots and quantum jewelry within the Coulomb-blockade regime, and scanning probe experiments on semiconductor nanostructures at cryogenic temperatures. moreover it provides a quick ancient account of electron shipping from Ohm's legislation via shipping in semiconductor nanostructures, and a assessment of cryogenic scanning probe strategies utilized to semiconductor nanostructures. either graduate scholars and researchers within the box of mesoscopic semiconductors or in semiconductor nanostructures will locate this e-book useful.
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The dashed and dash-dotted lines give the slopes expected for the power laws Te3 and Te5 . In summary, from the experimental findings presented above we have to conclude that the electric field scaling analysis is not sufficient evidence for the existence of a quantum phase transition in our samples. Heating of holes by the electric field turned out to mask the pure electric field effects. 3 Magnetoresistance measurements It was found in Ref.  that in the metallic regime weak localization (WL) reduces the metallic behavior without destroying it, whereas localizing interference corrections dominate the zero field resistivity in the insulating regime.
Such a linear temperature dependence has already been anticipated by Stern in 1980 . Scattering at Friedel oscillations is the microscopic description of the physics behind transport theories that include temperature-dependent screening in the random-phase approximation (Lindhard screening) that have been widely used for the description of transport in two-dimensional systems [42, 110, 119–124]. For the special case of p-Si/SiGe quantum wells this theory was applied by Laikhtman and Kiehl .
These experimental findings are in remarkable agreement with those in other two-dimensional systems, such as the Si-MOSFETs and p-GaAs/AlGaAs structures . In Fig. 2 we have compiled characteristic experimental data from various material systems following Ref.  for n-GaAs/AlGaAs heterostructures with InAs quantum dots in the two-dimensional electron gas, Ref.  for low-density n-GaAs/AlGaAs heterostructures, our data from Ref.  for p-SiGe quantum wells, Ref.  for Si-MOSFETs, and Refs.