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Fano-Rashba effect in quantum dots

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Orellana, P. A. and Amado, M. and Domínguez-Adame Acosta, Francisco (2008) Fano-Rashba effect in quantum dots. Nanotechnology, 19 (19). ISSN 0957-4484

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Official URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1088/0957-4484/19/19/195401




Abstract

We consider the electronic transport through a Rashba quantum dot coupled to ferromagnetic leads. We show that the interference of localized electron states with resonant electron states leads to the appearance of the Fano-Rashba effect. This effect occurs due to the interference of bound levels of spin-polarized electrons with the continuum of electronic states with an opposite spin polarization. We investigate this Fano-Rashba effect as a function of the applied magnetic field and Rashba spin-orbit coupling.


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PAO would like to acknowledge financial support by CONICYT/Programa Bicentenario de Ciencia y Tecnologia (CENAVA, grant ACT27). Work at Madrid was supported by MEC (Project MOSAICO) and BSCH-UCM (Project PR34/07-15916).

Uncontrolled Keywords:Nanoscience & Nanotechnology; Materials science, Multidisciplinary; Applied physics
Subjects:Sciences > Physics > Materials
ID Code:37887
Deposited On:25 May 2016 16:41
Last Modified:25 May 2016 16:41

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