Discrete quantum breathers: What do we know about them?

V. Fleurov*

*Corresponding author for this work

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The knowledge about discrete quantum breathers, accumulated during the last two decades, is reviewed. "Prehistory" of the problem is described and some important properties differentiating localized and extended vibrational modes are outlined. The state of art of our understanding of the principal features of the quantum discrete breathers is presented.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)676-682
Number of pages7
Issue number2
StatePublished - Jun 2003


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