High pressure transport properties of the topological insulator Bi2Se3.

  title={High pressure transport properties of the topological insulator Bi2Se3.},
  author={James J. Hamlin and Jason R. Jeffries and Nicholas P. Butch and Paul Syers and Diego A. Zocco and Samuel T. Weir and Yogesh K. Vohra and Johnpierre Paglione and M. Brian Maple},
  journal={Journal of physics. Condensed matter : an Institute of Physics journal},
  volume={24 3},
  • J. Hamlin, J. Jeffries, +6 authors M. Maple
  • Published 1 November 2011
  • Materials Science, Medicine, Physics
  • Journal of physics. Condensed matter : an Institute of Physics journal
We report x-ray diffraction, electrical resistivity, and magnetoresistance measurements on Bi2Se3 under high pressure and low temperature conditions. Pressure induces profound changes in both the room temperature value of the electrical resistivity as well as the temperature dependence of the resistivity. Initially, pressure drives Bi2Se3 toward increasingly insulating behavior and then, at higher pressures, the sample appears to enter a fully metallic state coincident with a change in the… 
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