Universality and Scaling of Electronic Transport in the Integral Quantum Hall Effect

  • H. P. Wei
  • D. C. Tsui
  • M. A. Paalanen
  • A. M. M. Pruisken
Part of the Springer Series in Solid-State Sciences book series (SSSOL, volume 87)


Quantitative experimental results are obtained on the electronic transport in the integral quantum Hall effect in InGaAs/InP heterojunctions. Both the maximum of xy /dB and the inverse of the half width for ρ xx diverge like ~T −k We obtain k = 0.42 ± 0.04, independent of the Landau level index. These results confirm the prediction of the scaling theory that the characteristic power law behavior in the transport coefficients is a universal feature of delocalization in the integral quantum Hall effect.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • H. P. Wei
    • 1
  • D. C. Tsui
    • 1
  • M. A. Paalanen
    • 2
  • A. M. M. Pruisken
    • 3
  1. 1.Department of Electrical EngineeringPrinceton UniversityPrincetonUSA
  2. 2.AT&T Bell LaboratoryMurray HillUSA
  3. 3.Pupin Physics LaboratoryColumbia UniversityNew YorkUSA

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