Does a Bloch electron in a constant electric field oscillate?

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Abstract

The existence of the generally believed oscillations of a Bloch electron in a constant electric field have been reconsidered. It is shown that the proof based on Houston's function is incorrect and there is no reason to believe that the oscillations exist.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)189-190
Number of pages2
JournalPhysics Letters, Section A: General, Atomic and Solid State Physics
Volume40
Issue number3
DOIs
StatePublished - 17 Jul 1972
Externally publishedYes

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