Shubnikov de Haas oscillations in Cd3−xZnxAs2 alloys

  • M. J. Aubin
  • J. Beerens
  • J. C. Portal
10. Transport
Part of the Lecture Notes in Physics book series (LNP, volume 152)


We report on the first Shubnikov de Haas measurements of Cd3−xZnxAs2 single crystals with x values ranging from 0 to 1 . The effective mass values vary little with x in this range but are much more sensitive to the electron concentration due to the non parabolicity of the conduction band. Spin splitting of the oscillations yielded values of g varying from 13 to 43 depending mainly on the Fermi energy. It was found that temperature cycling helped to bring the crystal structure into thermodynamic equilibrium.


Effective Mass Fermi Energy Temperature Cycling HAAS Oscillation Phase Equilibrium Condition 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • M. J. Aubin
    • 1
  • J. Beerens
    • 1
  • J. C. Portal
    • 2
  1. 1.Département de physiqueUniversité de SherbrookeSherbrookeCanada
  2. 2.Département de PhysiqueI.N.S.A.ToulouseFrance

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