Mooij rule and weak localization

@article{Gantmakher2011MooijRA,
  title={Mooij rule and weak localization},
  author={Vsevolod F. Gantmakher},
  journal={JETP Letters},
  year={2011},
  volume={94},
  pages={626-628}
}
It has been shown that the observed correlation between the resistivity ρ of high-resistivity metallic alloys and the sign of the temperature derivative of their resistivity can be explained by taking into account the weak localization effect. This correlation is as follows: the derivative dρ/dT is negative for alloys with resistivity in the range of 150–300 μΩ cm, which corresponds to the mean free path of electrons about the interatomic distance; however, this derivative is positive for… 
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