Electronic properties of graphene in a strong magnetic field

  title={Electronic properties of graphene in a strong magnetic field},
  author={Mark Oliver Goerbig},
  journal={Reviews of Modern Physics},
  • M. Goerbig
  • Published 20 April 2010
  • Physics
  • Reviews of Modern Physics
We review the basic aspects of electrons in graphene (two-dimensional graphite) exposed to a strong perpendicular magnetic field. One of its most salient features is the relativistic quantum Hall effect the observation of which has been the experimental breakthrough in identifying pseudo-relativistic massless charge carriers as the low-energy excitations in graphene. The effect may be understood in terms of Landau quantization for massless Dirac fermions, which is also the theoretical basis for… 

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