The origin of Mooij correlations in disordered metals

  title={The origin of Mooij correlations in disordered metals},
  author={Sergio Ciuchi and Domenico Di Sante and Vladimir Dobrosavljevi{\'c} and Simone Fratini},
  journal={npj Quantum Materials},
Sufficiently disordered metals display systematic deviations from the behavior predicted by semi-classical Boltzmann transport theory. Here the scattering events from impurities or thermal excitations can no longer be considered as additive-independent processes, as asserted by Matthiessen’s rule following from this picture. In the intermediate region between the regime of good conduction and that of insulation, one typically finds a change of sign of the temperature coefficient of resistivity… 

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