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Electric current-induced spin orientation in quantum well structures

Ganichev, Sergey and Danilov, Sergey and Schneider, Petra and Belkov, Vassilij and Golub, Leonid E. and Wegscheider, Werner and Weiss, Dieter and Prettl, Wilhelm (2006) Electric current-induced spin orientation in quantum well structures. Journal of Magnetism and Magnetic Materials 300 (1), pp. 127-131.

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A longstanding theoretical prediction is the orientation of spins by an electrical current flowing through low-dimensional carrier systems of sufficiently low crystallographic symmetry. Here we show by means of terahertz transmission experiments through two-dimensional hole systems a growing spin orientation with an increasing current at room and liquid nitrogen temperatures.

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Item type:Article
Date:May 2006
Institutions:Physics > Institute of Experimental and Applied Physics > Alumni or Retired Professors > Group Werner Wegscheider
Identification Number:
72.25.Pn; 85.75.−d; 78.67.DePACS
Keywords:Electric spin orientation; Spin–orbit splitting; Spin relaxation
Dewey Decimal Classification:500 Science > 530 Physics
Created at the University of Regensburg:Unknown
Deposited on:25 Jan 2010 13:10
Last modified:13 Mar 2014 12:30
Item ID:12182
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