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Monte Carlo modelling of spin relaxation in a III-V two dimensional electron channel

  • A. Bournel
  • P. Dollfus
  • P. Bruno
  • P. Hesto
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Abstract

By using a Monte Carlo transport model, we investigate the feasibility of the control of the electron spin rotation by a perpendicular electric field in a III-V two dimensional electron gas. At room temperature, this control is made difficult because of an important spin relaxation phenomenon due to the scattering events between the carriers and the host crystal. However, we show that the loss of spin coherence can be decreased by operating at liquid nitrogen temperature, or even almost eliminated by reducing the electrons lateral displacements.

Keywords

Spin Polarization Spin Relaxation Liquid Nitrogen Temperature Spin Orientation High Electron Mobility Transistor 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • A. Bournel
    • 1
  • P. Dollfus
    • 1
  • P. Bruno
    • 1
    • 2
  • P. Hesto
    • 1
  1. 1.Institut d’Electronique Fondamentale, CNRS URA22Université Paris SudOrsay cedexFrance
  2. 2.Max-Planck Institut für MikrostrukturphysikHalleGermany

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