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Orbital effect of an in-plane magnetic field on quantum transport in chaotic lateral dots

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Journal publication date15/02/2002
JournalPhysical review b
Journal number8
Volume65
Number of pages4
Pages-
Original languageEnglish

Abstract

We show that an in-plane magnetic field is able to break time-reversal symmetry of the orbital motion of electrons in two-dimensional semiconductor structures, due to the momentum-dependent inter-subband, mixing, which results in supression of weak localization effect. Then, we analyze the influence of the in-plane field on weak localization correction and universal fluctuations of conductance in large-area chaotic semiconductor quantum dots.