Anomalous fluctuations of 2D-electron recombination radiation intensity in the quantum Hall regime

  • O. V. Volkov
  • I. V. Kukushkin
  • M. V. Lebedev
  • G. B. Lesovik
  • K. von Klitzing
  • K. Eberl
Condensed Matter

Abstract

Anomalous intensity fluctuations are observed in the spectrum of radiative ecombination of quasi-two-dimensional (2D) electrons with photoexcited holes in a single quantum well. The fluctuations are observed exclusively under the conditions of the quantum Hall effect (QHE). It is shown that, if the QHE conditions are not fulfilled, the radiation intensity fluctuates strictly following the Poisson distribution 〈δN2〉/〈N〉= 1), whereas in the QHE regime the fluctuation amplitude increases by several orders of magnitude (〈δ N2〉/〈N〉∼102). It is demonstrated that the maxima of the emission noise amplitude coincide with the maxima of inverse magnetoresistance of 2D electrons in the QHE regime and correspond to establishing an anomalously high uniformity of the system.

PACS numbers

73.20.Dx 73.40.Hm 78.66.−w 05.40.−a 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • O. V. Volkov
    • 1
  • I. V. Kukushkin
    • 1
  • M. V. Lebedev
    • 1
  • G. B. Lesovik
    • 2
  • K. von Klitzing
    • 3
  • K. Eberl
    • 3
  1. 1.Institute of Solid-State PhysicsRussian Academy of SciencesChernogolovka, Moscow regionRussia
  2. 2.Landau Institute of Theoretical PhysicsRussian Academy of SciencesChernogolovka, Moscow regionRussia
  3. 3.Max-Planck-Institut für FestkörperforschungGermany

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