Regular Article

The European Physical Journal B

, 85:384

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Faraday rotation in graphene

  • I. FialkovskyAffiliated withInstituto de Física, Universidade de São Paulo Email author 
  • , D.V. VassilevichAffiliated withCMCC, Universidade Federal do ABCDepartment of Physics, St. Petersburg State University

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Abstract

We study magneto-optical properties of monolayer graphene by means of quantum field theory methods in the framework of the Dirac model. We reveal a good agreement between the Dirac model and a recent experiment on giant Faraday rotation in cyclotron resonance [23]. We also predict other regimes when the effects are well pronounced. The general dependence of the Faraday rotation and absorption on various parameters of samples is revealed both for suspended and epitaxial graphene.

Keywords

Solid State and Materials