Spin-orbit-assisted electron-phonon interaction and the magnetophonon resonance in semiconductor quantum wells

Abergel, D. S. L. and Falko, Vladimir (2008) Spin-orbit-assisted electron-phonon interaction and the magnetophonon resonance in semiconductor quantum wells. Physical review B, 77 (3). ISSN 1098-0121

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Abstract

We introduce a spin-orbit assisted electron-phonon (e-ph) coupling mechanism for carriers in semiconductor quantum wells and predict qualitatively the form and shape of anticrossings between the cyclotron resonance (CR) and optical (LO and TO) phonons. Since this e-ph interaction involves the electron spin it makes the predicted TO-CR anticrossing dependent on the filling factor and therefore on the spin polarization of the two-dimensional electron gas in the quantum well.

Item Type: Journal Article
Journal or Publication Title: Physical review B
Additional Information: © 2008 The American Physical Society
Uncontrolled Keywords: /dk/atira/pure/researchoutput/libraryofcongress/qc
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Departments: Faculty of Science and Technology > Physics
ID Code: 57008
Deposited By: ep_importer_pure
Deposited On: 16 Aug 2012 15:47
Refereed?: Yes
Published?: Published
Last Modified: 19 Feb 2020 01:43
URI: https://eprints.lancs.ac.uk/id/eprint/57008

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