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Type: Artigo de periódico
Title: Extraordinary magnetoresistance in graphite: experimental evidence for the time-reversal symmetry breaking
Author: Kopelevich, Y
da Silva, RR
Camargo, BC
Alexandrov, AS
Abstract: We report a highly anisotropic in-plane magnetoresistance (MR) in graphite that possesses in-plane parallel line-like structural defects. In a current direction perpendicular to the line defects (LD), MR is negative and linear in low fields with a crossover to a positive MR at higher fields, while in a current direction parallel to LD, we observed a giant super-linear positive MR. These extraordinary MRs are respectively explained by a hopping magnetoresistance via non-zero angular momentum orbitals, and by the magnetoresistance of inhomogeneous media. The linear negative orbital MR is a unique signature of the broken time-reversal symmetry (TRS). We discuss the origin of the disorder-induced TRS-breaking in graphite.
Country: Inglaterra
Editor: Iop Publishing Ltd
Citation: Journal Of Physics-condensed Matter. Iop Publishing Ltd, v. 25, n. 46, 2013.
Rights: fechado
Identifier DOI: 10.1088/0953-8984/25/46/466004
Date Issue: 2013
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