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Title: Extrinsic spin Hall effect from anisotropic Rashba spin-orbit coupling in graphene
Authors: Yang, H.-Y.
Huang, Chunli
Ochoa, H.
Cazalilla, M. A.
Keywords: Rashba Coupling
Spin Hall Effect
DRNTU::Science::Physics
Issue Date: 2016
Source: Yang, H.-Y., Huang, C., Ochoa, H., & Cazalilla, M. A. (2016). Extrinsic spin Hall effect from anisotropic Rashba spin-orbit coupling in graphene. Physical Review B, 93(8), 085418-. doi:10.1103/PhysRevB.93.085418
Series/Report no.: Physical Review B
Abstract: We study the effect of anisotropy of the Rashba coupling on the extrinsic spin Hall effect due to spin-orbit active adatoms on graphene. In addition to the intrinsic spin-orbit coupling, a generalized anisotropic Rashba coupling arising from the breakdown of both mirror and hexagonal symmetries of pristine graphene is considered. We find that Rashba anisotropy can strongly modify the dependence of the spin Hall angle on carrier concentration. Our model provides a simple and general description of the skew scattering mechanism due to the spin-orbit coupling that is induced by proximity to large adatom clusters.
URI: https://hdl.handle.net/10356/89813
http://hdl.handle.net/10220/46382
ISSN: 2469-9950
DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevB.93.085418
Rights: © 2016 American Physical Society (APS). This paper was published in Physical Review B and is made available as an electronic reprint (preprint) with permission of American Physical Society (APS). The published version is available at: [http://dx.doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevB.93.085418]. One print or electronic copy may be made for personal use only. Systematic or multiple reproduction, distribution to multiple locations via electronic or other means, duplication of any material in this paper for a fee or for commercial purposes, or modification of the content of the paper is prohibited and is subject to penalties under law.
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