Localization-delocalization transition in the random dimer model
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The random-dimer model is probably the most popular model for a one-dimensional disordered system where correlations are responsible for delocalization of the wave functions. This is the primary model used to justify the insulator-metal transition in conducting polymers and in DNA. However, for such systems, the localization-delocalization regimes have only been observed by deeply modifying the system itself, including the correlation function of the disordered potential. In this article, we propose to use an ultracold atomic mixture to cross the transition simply by externally tuning the interspecies interactions and without modifying the impurity correlations.