Free Path Lengths in Quasi Crystals

@article{Wennberg2012FreePL,
  title={Free Path Lengths in Quasi Crystals},
  author={Bernt Wennberg},
  journal={Journal of Statistical Physics},
  year={2012},
  volume={147},
  pages={981-990}
}
The Lorentz gas is a model for a cloud of point particles (electrons) in a distribution of scatterers in space. The scatterers are often assumed to be spherical with a fixed diameter d, and the point particles move with constant velocity between the scatterers, and are specularly reflected when hitting a scatterer. There is no interaction between point particles. An interesting question concerns the distribution of free path lengths, i.e. the distance a point particle moves between the… CONTINUE READING

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