We show that when inelastic scattering effects are taken into account, the thermopower is, in general, asymmetric under magnetic field reversal, even for noninteracting systems. Our findings are illustrated in the example of a three-dot ring structure pierced by an Aharonov-Bohm flux.
|Journal||Physical Review B - Condensed Matter and Materials Physics|
|Publication status||Published - 2011 Nov 14|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
- Condensed Matter Physics