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Fluctuation driven transitions in localized insulators: Intermittent metallicity and path chaos precede delocalization

@inproceedings{Ros2021FluctuationDT,
  title={Fluctuation driven transitions in localized insulators: Intermittent metallicity and path chaos precede delocalization},
  author={V. Ros and M. Muller},
  year={2021}
}
We study how interacting localized degrees of freedom are affected by slow thermal fluctuations that change the effective local disorder. We compute the time-averaged (annealed) conductance in the insulating regime and find three distinct insulating phases, separated by two transitions. The first occurs between a non-resonating insulator and an intermittent metal. The average conductance is always dominated by rare temporal fluctuations. However, in the intermittent metal, they are so strong… Expand

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