Publication
Title
Spin-current generation from Coulomb-Rashba interaction in semiconductor bilayers
Author
Abstract
Electrons in double-layer semiconductor heterostructures experience a special type of spin-orbit interaction that arises in each layer from the perpendicular component of the Coulomb electric field created by electron-density fluctuations in the other layer. We show that this interaction, acting in combination with the usual spin-orbit interaction, can generate a spin current in one layer when a charge current is driven in the other. This effect is distinct symmetrywise from the spin-Hall drag. The spin current is not, in general, perpendicular to the drive current.
Language
English
Source (journal)
Physical review : B : condensed matter and materials physics. - Lancaster, Pa, 1998 - 2015
Publication
Lancaster, Pa : 2011
ISSN
1098-0121 [print]
1550-235X [online]
Volume/pages
84:3(2011), p. 033305,1-033305,4
Article Reference
033305
ISI
000293129200001
Medium
E-only publicatie
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UAntwerpen
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Research group
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SPINMANYBODYSEMINANO: Spin and Many-Body Interaction Phenomena in Semiconductor Nanostructures
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Affiliation
Publications with a UAntwerp address
External links
Web of Science
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Creation 15.10.2011
Last edited 04.10.2017
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