Cyclotron motion and magnetic focusing in semiconductor quantum wells with spin-orbit coupling

@article{Schliemann2008CyclotronMA,
  title={Cyclotron motion and magnetic focusing in semiconductor quantum wells with spin-orbit coupling},
  author={John Schliemann},
  journal={Physical Review B},
  year={2008},
  volume={77},
  pages={125303}
}
We investigate the ballistic motion of electrons in III-V semiconductor quantum wells with Rashba spin-orbit coupling in a perpendicular magnetic field. Taking into account the full quantum dynamics of the problem, we explore the modifications of classical cyclotron orbits due to spin-orbit interaction. As a result, for electron energies comparable to the cyclotron energy, the dynamics is particularly rich and not adequately described by semiclassical approximations. Our study is complementary… 

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