Positive Lyapunov exponents and a Large Deviation Theorem for continuum Anderson models, briefly
In this short note, we prove positivity of the Lyapunov exponent for 1D continuum Anderson models by leveraging some classical tools from inverse spectral theory. The argument is much simpler than the existing proof due to Damanik–Sims–Stolz, and it covers a wider variety of random models. Along the way we note that a Large Deviation Theorem holds uniformly on compacts.
Anderson localization; Lyapunov exponents; Large deviation estimates; Schrödinger operators