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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 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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Other URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jmmm.2005.10.048


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 > Professor Ganichev > Group Sergey Ganichev
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Keywords:Electric spin orientation; Spin–orbit splitting; Spin relaxation
Dewey Decimal Classification:500 Science > 530 Physics
Refereed:Yes, this version has been refereed
Created at the University of Regensburg:Yes
Deposited On:20 Mar 2007
Last Modified:13 Mar 2014 10:05
Item ID:1803
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