Spin and impurity effects on flux-periodic oscillations in core-shell nanowires

@article{Rosdahl2014SpinAI,
  title={Spin and impurity effects on flux-periodic oscillations in core-shell nanowires},
  author={Tomas Orn Rosdahl and Andrei Manolescu and Vidar Gudmundsson},
  journal={Physical Review B},
  year={2014},
  volume={90},
  pages={035421}
}
We study the quantum mechanical states of electrons situated on a cylindrical surface of finite axial length to model a semiconductor core-shell nanowire. We calculate the conductance in the presence of a longitudinal magnetic field by weakly coupling the cylinder to semi-infinite leads. Spin effects are accounted for through Zeeman coupling and Rashba spin-orbit interaction (SOI). Emphasis is on manifestations of flux-periodic (FP) oscillations and we show how factors such as impurities… 

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