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Effective masses in high-mobility 2D electron gas structures

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  • Peter T Coleridge
  • M Hayne
  • P Zawadzki
  • Andrew S Sachrajda
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<mark>Journal publication date</mark>20/07/1996
<mark>Journal</mark>Surface Science
Issue number1-3
Volume362
Number of pages4
Pages (from-to)560-563
<mark>State</mark>Published
<mark>Original language</mark>English

Abstract

Effective masses derived from the low-field Shubnikov-de Haas oscillations in high mobility GaAs/AlGaAs samples are found to decrease systematically with density. Measurements in a low-density sample show the temperature dependence does not conform to standard theory. It is argued that this is to be expected when there is extra structure, in addition to the Landau levels, in the density of states. This may be important in interpreting measurements of composite fermion effective masses.