Magnetization measurements of magnetic two-dimensional electron gases

J. G.E. Harris, R. Knobel, K. D. Maranowski, A. C. Gossard, N. Samarth, D. D. Awschalom

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Abstract

Micromechanical cantilever magnetometers were employed to study the magnetization of conduction electrons and Mn+2 ions in (Zn,Cd,Mn)Se two-dimensional electron gases (2DEG). The interaction between the 2D electrons in (Zn,Cd,Mn)Se quantum well with the local magnetic moments of the Mn2+ ions was investigated. The interaction resulted in a large conduction band spin splitting dominating over the cyclotron energy.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)4644-4647
Number of pages4
JournalPhysical Review Letters
Volume86
Issue number20
DOIs
StatePublished - May 14 2001

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Physics and Astronomy(all)

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