# Geometrical effects and signal delay in time-dependent transport at the nanoscale

@article{Moldoveanu2008GeometricalEA, title={Geometrical effects and signal delay in time-dependent transport at the nanoscale}, author={Valeriu Moldoveanu and Andrei Manolescu and Vidar Gudmundsson}, journal={New Journal of Physics}, year={2008}, volume={11}, pages={073019} }

Nonstationary and steady-state transport through a mesoscopic sample connected to particle reservoirs via time-dependent barriers is investigated by the reduced density operator method. The generalized master equation is solved via the Crank–Nicolson algorithm by taking into account the memory kernel which embodies the non-Markovian effects that are commonly disregarded. The lead–sample coupling takes into account the match between the energy of the incident electrons and the levels of the…

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