The Quantum Hall Effect

  • Yonatan CohenEmail author
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In the last four decades, one of the most ubiquitous and fruitful platforms for condensed matter physics experiments was the 2D electron gas (2DEG) system embedded in GaAs/AlGaAs heterostructures. Such heterostructures and the use of modulation doping leads to a system of electrons that are free to move with incredible high mobility in the x-y plane while they have no motion in the z-direction.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Braun Center for Submicron ResearchWeizmann Institute of ScienceRehovotIsrael

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