Thermopower with broken time-reversal symmetry

Keiji Saitou, Giuliano Benenti, Giulio Casati, Tomaž Prosen

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Abstract

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.

Original languageEnglish
Article number201306
JournalPhysical Review B - Condensed Matter and Materials Physics
Volume84
Issue number20
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2011 Nov 14
Externally publishedYes

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Inelastic scattering
ring structures
Thermoelectric power
inelastic scattering
Magnetic fields
Fluxes
symmetry
magnetic fields

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  • Condensed Matter Physics
  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials

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Thermopower with broken time-reversal symmetry. / Saitou, Keiji; Benenti, Giuliano; Casati, Giulio; Prosen, Tomaž.

In: Physical Review B - Condensed Matter and Materials Physics, Vol. 84, No. 20, 201306, 14.11.2011.

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Saitou, Keiji ; Benenti, Giuliano ; Casati, Giulio ; Prosen, Tomaž. / Thermopower with broken time-reversal symmetry. In: Physical Review B - Condensed Matter and Materials Physics. 2011 ; Vol. 84, No. 20.
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