Heat conduction in one-dimensional chains

Bambi Hu, Baowen Li, Hong Zhao

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We study numerically the thermal conductivity in several different one-dimensional chains. We show that the phonon-lattice interaction is the main ingredient of the Fourier heat law. Our argument provides a rather satisfactory explanation to all existing numerical results concerning this problem.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)2992-2995
Number of pages4
JournalPhysical Review E
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - 1 Mar 1998

Scopus Subject Areas

  • Statistical and Nonlinear Physics
  • Statistics and Probability
  • Condensed Matter Physics


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