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Spin photocurrents and circular photon drag effect in (110)-grown quantum well structures

Shalygin, Vadim, Diehl, Helgi, Hoffmann, Christoph, Danilov, Sergey, Herrle, Thomas, Tarasenko, Sergey, Schuh, Dieter, Gerl, Christian, Wegscheider, Werner, Prettl, Wilhelm and Ganichev, Sergey (2007) Spin photocurrents and circular photon drag effect in (110)-grown quantum well structures. JETP Letters 84 (10), pp. 570-576.

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The study of spin photocurrents in (110)-grown quantum well structures is reported. The investigated effects comprise the circular photogalvanic effect and so far not observed circular photon drag effect. The experimental data can be described by an analytical expression derived from a phenomenological theory. A microscopic model of the circular photon drag effect is developed demonstrating that the generated current has a spin dependent origin.

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Item type:Article
Date:January 2007
Institutions:Physics > Institute of Experimental and Applied Physics > Professor Ganichev > Group Sergey Ganichev
Projects:SFB 689: Spinphänomene in reduzierten Dimensionen
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Dewey Decimal Classification:500 Science > 530 Physics
Refereed:Yes, this version has been refereed
Created at the University of Regensburg:Yes
Item ID:2139
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