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Title: Observation of cyclotron antiresonance in the topological insulator Bi 2 Te 3

Abstract

Here, we report on the experimental observation of a cyclotron antiresonance in a canonical three-dimensional topological insulator Bi2Te3. Magnetoreflectance response of single-crystal Bi2Te3 was studied in 18-T magnetic field, and compared to other topological insulators studied before, the main spectral feature is inverted. We refer to it as an antiresonance. In order to describe this unconventional behavior we propose the idea of an imaginary cyclotron resonance frequency, which on the other hand indicates that the form of the Lorentz force that magnetic field exerts on charge carriers takes an unconventional form.

Authors:
 [1];  [2]; ORCiD logo [3];  [4];  [5];  [4]
  1. The Univ. of Akron, Akron, OH (United States)
  2. Brookhaven National Lab. (BNL), Upton, NY (United States); Renmin Univ., Beijing (China)
  3. Brookhaven National Lab. (BNL), Upton, NY (United States)
  4. National High Magnetic Field Lab., Tallahassee, FL (United States)
  5. National High Magnetic Field Lab., Tallahassee, FL (United States); Sichuan Univ., Chengdu (China)
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Brookhaven National Lab. (BNL), Upton, NY (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE Office of Science (SC), Basic Energy Sciences (BES) (SC-22)
OSTI Identifier:
1477955
Alternate Identifier(s):
OSTI ID: 1471758
Report Number(s):
BNL-209174-2018-JAAM
Journal ID: ISSN 2469-9950; PRBMDO
Grant/Contract Number:  
SC0012704; SC00112704
Resource Type:
Accepted Manuscript
Journal Name:
Physical Review B
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Volume: 98; Journal Issue: 11; Journal ID: ISSN 2469-9950
Publisher:
American Physical Society (APS)
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
75 CONDENSED MATTER PHYSICS, SUPERCONDUCTIVITY AND SUPERFLUIDITY

Citation Formats

Dordevic, S. V., Lei, Hechang, Petrovic, Cedomir, Ludwig, J., Li, Z. Q., and Smirnov, D. Observation of cyclotron antiresonance in the topological insulator Bi2Te3. United States: N. p., 2018. Web. doi:10.1103/PhysRevB.98.115138.
Dordevic, S. V., Lei, Hechang, Petrovic, Cedomir, Ludwig, J., Li, Z. Q., & Smirnov, D. Observation of cyclotron antiresonance in the topological insulator Bi2Te3. United States. doi:https://doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevB.98.115138
Dordevic, S. V., Lei, Hechang, Petrovic, Cedomir, Ludwig, J., Li, Z. Q., and Smirnov, D. Sat . "Observation of cyclotron antiresonance in the topological insulator Bi2Te3". United States. doi:https://doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevB.98.115138. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1477955.
@article{osti_1477955,
title = {Observation of cyclotron antiresonance in the topological insulator Bi2Te3},
author = {Dordevic, S. V. and Lei, Hechang and Petrovic, Cedomir and Ludwig, J. and Li, Z. Q. and Smirnov, D.},
abstractNote = {Here, we report on the experimental observation of a cyclotron antiresonance in a canonical three-dimensional topological insulator Bi2Te3. Magnetoreflectance response of single-crystal Bi2Te3 was studied in 18-T magnetic field, and compared to other topological insulators studied before, the main spectral feature is inverted. We refer to it as an antiresonance. In order to describe this unconventional behavior we propose the idea of an imaginary cyclotron resonance frequency, which on the other hand indicates that the form of the Lorentz force that magnetic field exerts on charge carriers takes an unconventional form.},
doi = {10.1103/PhysRevB.98.115138},
journal = {Physical Review B},
number = 11,
volume = 98,
place = {United States},
year = {2018},
month = {9}
}

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