# Interacting adiabatic quantum motor

@article{Bruch2016InteractingAQ, title={Interacting adiabatic quantum motor}, author={Anton Bruch and Silvia Viola Kusminskiy and Gil Refael and Felix von Oppen}, journal={Physical Review B}, year={2016}, volume={97}, pages={195411} }

We present a field theoretic treatment of an adiabatic quantum motor. We explicitly discuss a motor termed Thouless motor which is based on a Thouless pump operating in reverse. When a sliding periodic potential is considered as the motor degree of freedom, a bias voltage applied to the electron channel sets the motor in motion. We investigate a Thouless motor whose electron channel is modeled as a Luttinger liquid. Interactions increase the gap opened by the periodic potential. For an infinite… Expand

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