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Spin-galvanic effect in quantum wells

Ganichev, Sergey and Ivchenko, Eougenious and Belkov, Vassilij and Tarasenko, Sergey and Sollinger, M. and Schowalter, Dieter and Weiss, Dieter and Wegscheider, Werner and Prettl, Wilhelm (2003) Spin-galvanic effect in quantum wells. Journal of Superconductivity: Incorporating Novel Magnetism 16 (2), pp. 369-372.

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It is shown that a homogeneous nonequlibrium spin polarization in semiconductor heterostructures results in an electric current. The microscopic origin of the effect is an inherent asymmetry of spin-flip scattering in systems with lifted spin degeneracy caused by k-linear
terms in the Hamiltonian.

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Item type:Article
Date:April 2003
Institutions:Physics > Institute of Experimental and Applied Physics > Professor Ganichev > Group Sergey Ganichev
Keywords:optical orientation; spin relaxation; spin-flip scattering
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 10:15
Item ID:2170
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