International Journal of Mathematics and Mathematical Sciences
Volume 2006 (2006), Article ID 91865, 8 pages
Internal Lifshitz tails for discrete Schrödinger operators
Département de Mathématiques Physiques, I.P.E.I. Monastir, Monastir 5000, Tunisia
Received 22 March 2005; Revised 14 May 2006; Accepted 6 August 2006
Copyright © 2006 Hatem Najar. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.
We consider random Schrödinger operators acting on . We adapt the technique of the periodic approximations used in (2003) for the present model to prove that the integrated density of states of has a Lifshitz behavior at the edges of internal spectral gaps if and only if the integrated density of states of a well-chosen periodic operator is nondegenerate at the same edges. A possible application of the result to get Anderson localization is given.