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Can an electric current orient spins in quantum wells?

Ganichev, Sergey and Danilov, Sergey and Schneider, Petra and Belkov, Vassilij and Golub, Leonid and Wegscheider, Werner and Weiss, Dieter and Prettl, Wilhelm (2004) Can an electric current orient spins in quantum wells? Project Report.

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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 temperature.

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Item Type:Monograph (Project Report)
Date:25 March 2004
Institutions:Physics > Institute of Experimental and Applied Physics > Professor Ganichev > Group Sergey Ganichev
Dewey Decimal Classification:500 Science > 530 Physics
Refereed:Yes, this version has been refereed
Created at the University of Regensburg:Yes
Deposited On:05 Oct 2007
Last Modified:13 Mar 2014 10:14
Item ID:2155
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