The European Physical Journal B

, Volume 80, Issue 3, pp 401–405 | Cite as

Ballistic transport through a sharp domain wall in a semiconducting ferromagnetic nanoconstriction and in the presence of the Dresselhaus spin-orbit coupling

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Abstract.

We study the effect of the Dresselhaus spin-orbit interaction on the magnetoresistance (MR) of a quasi-one-dimensional ferromagnetic semiconductor containing a sharp domain wall. The MR is calculated in the ballistic regime, within the Landauer-Büttiker formalism. The results show that the Dresselhaus spin-orbit coupling which induces an effective magnetic field along the wire, reduces the domain wall MR.

Keywords

Domain Wall Fermi Energy Ballistic Transport Spin Channel Ballistic Regime 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Laser and Plasma Research Institute, Shahid Beheshti UniversityTehranIran

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