Tuning of dynamic localization in coupled minibands: Signatures of a field-induced metal-insulator transition

P. Rivera, P. Schulz

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Abstract

We follow the evolution of dressed coupled minibands as a function of an ac field intensity, nonperturbatively, for a wide field frequency range. High and low frequency limits are characterized by two different dynamic localization regimes, clearly separated by a breakdown region in a quasienergy map. Signatures of a metal-insulator-like transition by means of a field-induced suppression of a Peierls-like instability are identified. © 2000 The American Physical Society.
Original languageAmerican English
Pages (from-to)R7865-R7868
Number of pages0
JournalPhysical Review B - Condensed Matter and Materials Physics
DOIs
StatePublished - 1 Jan 2000
Externally publishedYes

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