Publications Repository - Helmholtz-Zentrum Dresden-Rossendorf
|Total number to be selected: 1 Title record|
Optical absorption and carrier multiplication at graphene edges in a magnetic field
Queisser, F.; Lang, S.; Schützhold, R.
We study optical absorption at graphene edges in a transversal magnetic field. The magnetic field bends the trajectories of particle- and hole excitations into antipodal direction which generates a directed current. We find a rather strong amplification of the edge current by impact ionization processes. More concretely, the primary absorption and the subsequent carrier multiplication is analyzed for a graphene fold and a zigzag edge. We identify exact and approximate selection rules and discuss the dependence of the decay rates on the initial state.
Keywords: Graphene; Auger processes; optical absorption
Contribution to WWW
arXiv:2107.14524 [cond-mat.mes-hall]: https://arxiv.org/abs/2107.14524