Semiclassical theories of the anomalous Hall effect

  title={Semiclassical theories of the anomalous Hall effect},
  author={Nikolai A. Sinitsyn},
  journal={arXiv: Mesoscale and Nanoscale Physics},
  • N. Sinitsyn
  • Published 2 December 2007
  • Physics
  • arXiv: Mesoscale and Nanoscale Physics
Recently, the semiclassical theory of the anomalous Hall effect induced by the Berry curvature in Bloch bands has been introduced. The theory operates only with gauge invariant concepts, that have a simple semiclassical interpretation and provides a clear distinction among various contributions to the Hall current. While the construction of such an approach to the anomalous Hall effect problem has been long sought, only the new semiclassical theory demonstrated the agreement with quantitative… 

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