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Transmission and Goos-Hänchen like shifts through a graphene double barrier in an inhomogeneous magnetic field

  • Miloud Mekkaoui
  • Ahmed JellalEmail author
  • Hocine Bahlouli
Regular Article

Abstract

We studied the transport properties of electrons in graphene as they are scattered by a double barrier potential in the presence of an inhomogeneous magnetic field. We computed the transmission coefficient and Goos-Hänchen like shifts for our system and noticed that transmission is not allowed for certain range of energies. In particular, we found that, in contrast to the electrostatic barriers, the magnetic barriers are able to confine Dirac fermions. We also established some correlation between the electronic transmission properties of Dirac fermions with the Goos-Hänchen like shifts, as reflected in the numerical data.

Keywords

Mesoscopic and Nanoscale Systems 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Miloud Mekkaoui
    • 1
  • Ahmed Jellal
    • 1
    • 2
    Email author
  • Hocine Bahlouli
    • 2
    • 3
  1. 1.Theoretical Physics Group, Faculty of Sciences, Chouaïb Doukkali UniversityEl JadidaMorocco
  2. 2.Saudi Center for Theoretical PhysicsDhahranSaudi Arabia
  3. 3.Physics Department, King Fahd University of Petroleum/MineralsDhahranSaudi Arabia

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