Electron spin relaxation in a transition-metal dichalcogenide quantum dot

Abstract

We study the relaxation of a single electron spin in a circular quantum dot in a transition-metal dichalcogenide monolayer defined by electrostatic gating. Transition-metal dichalcogenides provide an interesting and promising arena for quantum dot nano-structures due to the combination of a band gap, spin-valley physics and strong spin–orbit coupling. First… (More)

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