# Coherent quantum transport of charge density waves

@article{Miller2013CoherentQT, title={Coherent quantum transport of charge density waves}, author={J. Miller and A. Wijesinghe and Z. Tang and A. Guloy}, journal={Physical Review B}, year={2013}, volume={87}, pages={115127} }

Recent experiments show oscillations of dominant period h/2e in conductance vs. magnetic flux of charge density wave (CDW) rings above 77 K, revealing macroscopically observable quantum behavior. The time-correlated soliton tunneling model discussed here is based on coherent, Josephson-like tunneling of microscopic quantum solitons of charge 2e. The model interprets the CDW threshold electric field as a Coulomb blockade threshold for soliton pair creation, often much smaller than the classical… Expand

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