# Spin-orbit coupling, antilocalization, and parallel magnetic fields in quantum dots.

@article{Zumbhl2002SpinorbitCA, title={Spin-orbit coupling, antilocalization, and parallel magnetic fields in quantum dots.}, author={Dominik M. Zumb{\"u}hl and J. B. Miller and Charles M. Marcus and Kenneth Lee Campman and Arthur C. Gossard}, journal={Physical review letters}, year={2002}, volume={89 27}, pages={ 276803 } }

We investigate antilocalization due to spin-orbit coupling in ballistic GaAs quantum dots. Antilocalization that is prominent in large dots is suppressed in small dots, as anticipated theoretically. Parallel magnetic fields suppress both antilocalization and also, at larger fields, weak localization, consistent with random matrix theory results once orbital coupling of the parallel field is included. In situ control of spin-orbit coupling in dots is demonstrated as a gate-controlled crossover…

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