Magnetotransport Measurements Under Hydrostatic Pressure in Two-Dimensional Electron and Electron-Hole Systems

  • G. Gregoris
  • J. Beerens
  • L. Dmowski
  • S. Ben Amor
  • J. C. Portal
Part of the NATO ASI Series book series (NSSB, volume 152)

Abstract

We discuss the application of the hydrostatic pressure technique for the investigation of transport properties in two-dimensional systems at high magnetic fields. The experimental results cover various systems like two-dimensional electron gas systems (GaAs-AlGaAs and GalnAs-AlInAs heterojunctions) and a two-dimensional electron-hole system (a GaSb-InAs-GaSb double heterostructure). In both cases, the carrier density decreases with increasing pressure and this gives a unique opportunity to study transport phenomena as a function of either the carrier density or the degree of electron-hole compensation without having to change the sample.

Keywords

GaAs Haas GaSb 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • G. Gregoris
    • 1
    • 2
  • J. Beerens
    • 1
    • 2
  • L. Dmowski
    • 1
  • S. Ben Amor
    • 1
  • J. C. Portal
    • 1
  1. 1.INSAToulouse CedexFrance
  2. 2.SNCI-CNRSGrenobleFrance

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