ZhETF, Vol. 119,
p. 931 (May 2001)
(English translation - JETP,
Vol. 92, No. 5,
available online at www.springer.com
CONDUCTANCE OF THE ELLIPTICALLY SHAPED QUANTUM WIRE
Shevchenko S.N., Kolesnichenko Yu.A.
Received: October 25, 2000
PACS: 73.20.Dx, 73.50.-h
The conductance of a ballistic elliptically shaped quantum wire is investigated theoretically. It is shown that the effect of the curvature results in a strongly oscillating dependence of the conductance on the applied bias.