Interface inversion asymmetry in Cd1-xMnxTe quantum wells

Caitlin Rice, Daniel Wolverson, Andy Moskalenko, Simon Bending, Grzegorz Karczewski, Tomasz J Wojtowicz

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Spin-flip Raman spectroscopy (SFRS) reveals an intrinsic in-plane anisotropy of the conduction band spin splitting in dilute magnetic semiconductor quantum wells based on cadmium telluride, containing a twodimensional electron gas, and intended for studies of extrinsic anisotropies induced through nanomagnets.

We consider various possible sources of this intrinsic anisotropy (interface, bulk or structural inversion asymmetries) and we ascribe the present results to an interface-related inversion asymmetry of the quantum wells.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1783-1786
Number of pages4
JournalPhysica Status Solidi (C) Current Topics in Solid State Physics
Issue number8-9
Publication statusPublished - Aug 2012


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