Giant out-of-plane spin component and the asymmetry of spin polarization in surface Rashba states of bismuth thin film.

Abstract

We have performed high-resolution spin- and angle-resolved photoemission spectroscopy of bismuth thin film on Si(111) to investigate the spin structure of surface states. Unlike the conventional Rashba splitting, the magnitude of the in-plane spin polarization is asymmetric between the two elongated surface hole pockets across the zone center. Moreover, we… (More)

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