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Hole Zeeman effect in Ge/Si quantum dots
Author(s): A. V. Nenashev; A. Dvurechenskii; A. F. Zinovieva
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Paper Abstract

We investigate theoretically the Zeeman effect on the lowest confined hole in quantum dots. In frame of tight-binding approach we propose a method of calculating the Lande factor for localized states. The principal values of the g-factor for the ground hole state in the self-assembled Ge/Si quantum dot are calculated. We find the strong g-factor anisotropy - the components gxx, gyy are one order smaller than the gzz-component, gzz=15.71, gxx=1.14, gyy=1.76. The efficiency of the developed method is demonstrated by calculating the size-dependence of g-factor and by establishment of the connectin with 2D case. The g-factor anisotropy increases with the island and the ground hole state g-factor goes to heavy hole g-factor. The analysis of the wave function structure shows that g-factor and its size-dependence are mainly controlled by the contribution of the state with Jz=±3/2.

Paper Details

Date Published: 23 July 2003
PDF: 11 pages
Proc. SPIE 5128, First International Symposium on Quantum Informatics, (23 July 2003); doi: 10.1117/12.517895
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A. V. Nenashev, Institute of Semiconductor Physics (Russia)
A. Dvurechenskii, Institute of Semiconductor Physics (Russia)
A. F. Zinovieva, Institute of Semiconductor Physics (Russia)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 5128:
First International Symposium on Quantum Informatics

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