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Mesoscopic Transport in Topological Insulator Nanostructures

Essert, Sven (2016) Mesoscopic Transport in Topological Insulator Nanostructures. PhD, Universität Regensburg.

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Abstract (English)

Topological insulators in two dimensions have received much attention recently because they are theoretically expected to show properties that make them very attractive for spintronics applications. For example, they feature spin-momentum-locked edge states which are protected from elastic backscattering. However, current experiments are not able to unambiguously observe all of these predicted ...

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Translation of the abstract (German)

Zweidimensionale topologische Isolatoren rufen in letzter Zeit großes Interesse hervor, da sie in der Theorie sehr interessante Eigenschaften aufweisen, die auf ein großes Potenzial für spintronische Anwendungen hoffen lassen. So weisen sie beispielsweise Randzustände auf, bei welchen die Spinrichtung an die Bewegungsrichtung gekoppelt ist und welche außerdem nicht elastisch zurückgestreut werden ...

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Item type:Thesis of the University of Regensburg (PhD)
Date:24 May 2016
Referee:Prof. Dr. Klaus Richter
Date of exam:18 March 2016
Institutions:Physics > Institute of Theroretical Physics > Chair Professor Richter > Group Klaus Richter
Keywords:two dimensional topological insulator, HgTe/CdTe quantum wells, magnetotransport, on-edge backscattering, dephasing, diffusive transport in many-lead devices
Dewey Decimal Classification:500 Science > 530 Physics
Status:Published
Refereed:Yes, this version has been refereed
Created at the University of Regensburg:Yes
Item ID:33749
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