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Title: Inhomogeneous losses and complexness of wave functions in chaotic cavities
Authors: Savin, DV
Legrand, O
Mortessagne, F
Keywords: Quantum chaos;Quantum transport;Scattering theory;Semiclassical methods
Issue Date: 2006
Publisher: EDP Sciences
Citation: Europhysics Letters, 76(5): 774, Dec 2006
Abstract: In a two-dimensional microwave chaotic cavity Ohmic losses located at the contour of the cavity result in different broadenings of different modes. We provide an analytic description and establish the link between such an inhomogeneous damping and the complex (non-real) character of biorthogonal wave functions. This substantiates the corresponding recent experimental findings of Barthélemy et al. (Europhys. Lett., 70 (2005) 162).
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Mathematical Sciences

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