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The decimation method and Anderson localization

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Journal publication date1981
JournalJournal de Physique
Journal numberC4
Volume42
Number of pages3
Pages47-49
Original languageEnglish

Abstract

We discuss the application of the decimation method to the problem of Anderson localization. In one dimension, the renormalized interactions defined in this method are found to scale towards weak coupling (indicative of localized states) for all values of the strength of (diagonal) disorder. In two dimensions, the interactions appear to scale toward weak/strong coupling for low/high disorder. However the latter results remain puzzling, in that no clear connection between the scaling behaviour and the localization length has emerged.