Temperature-dependent high-current breakdown of the quantum Hall effect
UNSPECIFIED (2004) Temperature-dependent high-current breakdown of the quantum Hall effect. In: 15th International Conference on Electronic Properties of Two-Dimensional Systems (EP2DS-15), Nara, JAPAN, JUL 14-18, 2003. Published in: PHYSICA E-LOW-DIMENSIONAL SYSTEMS & NANOSTRUCTURES, 22 (1-3). pp. 201-204.Full text not available from this repository.
Official URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.physe.2003.11.249
We have developed a model of the high-current breakdown of the integer quantum Hall effect, as measured in contactless experiments using a highly-sensitive torsion balance magnetometer. The model predicts that, for low-mobility samples, the critical current for breakdown should decrease linearly with temperature. This prediction is verified experimentally with the addition of a low-temperature ( < similar to 300 mK) saturation of the critical current. It is shown that this saturation is consistent with quasi-elastic inter-Landau-level scattering when the maximum electric field in the sample reaches a large enough value. (C) 2003 Elsevier B.V. All rights reserved.
|Item Type:||Conference Item (UNSPECIFIED)|
Q Science > QC Physics
|Journal or Publication Title:||PHYSICA E-LOW-DIMENSIONAL SYSTEMS & NANOSTRUCTURES|
|Publisher:||ELSEVIER SCIENCE BV|
|Number of Pages:||4|
|Page Range:||pp. 201-204|
|Title of Event:||15th International Conference on Electronic Properties of Two-Dimensional Systems (EP2DS-15)|
|Location of Event:||Nara, JAPAN|
|Date(s) of Event:||JUL 14-18, 2003|
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