Intrinsic spin Hall effect with spin-tensor-momentum coupling

  title={Intrinsic spin Hall effect with spin-tensor-momentum coupling},
  author={Yong-ping Fu and F. J. Huang and Qihui Chen},
  journal={Physica B-condensed Matter},
Abstract We derive the spin continuity equation by using the Noether’s theorem. A new type of spin-tensor Hall current is found in the continuity equation. The spin-tensor Hall current is originating from the coupling of the spin-tensor and the momentum. The intrinsic spin Hall effect in the two-dimensional fermion model with the spin–orbit coupling and spin-tensor-momentum coupling is studied. The total spin Hall conductivity with the presence of the spin-tensor Hall current is calculated. The… 

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