Semiclassical analysis and the magnetization of the hofstadter model

O. Gat, J. E. Avron

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The magnetization and the de Haas–van Alphen oscillations of Bloch electrons are calculated near commensurate magnetic fluxes. Two phases that appear in the quantization of mixed systems—the Berry phase and a phase first discovered by Wilkinson—play a key role in the theory.

Original languageAmerican English
Article number186801
JournalPhysical Review Letters
Issue number18
StatePublished - 2003
Externally publishedYes


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