First order phase transition of Hall coefficient versus magnetic field, under hydrostatic pressure due to freeze-out on acceptor state in Hg0.836Cd0.164Te

  • M. Carvalho
  • C. Fau
  • M. Averous
11. Impurities and Resonant States
Part of the Lecture Notes in Physics book series (LNP, volume 152)


A phase transition appears on p-type sample of Hg0.836Cd0.164Te on the Hall coefficient versus magnetic field at low temperature when an hydrostatic pressure is applied. An analysis of the results in a large temperature range (4.2–300K) is proposed, taking into account an inversion layer on the surface, the acceptor level and the narrow gap,


Magnetic Field Hydrostatic Pressure High Magnetic Field Order Phase Transition Hall Coefficient 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • M. Carvalho
    • 1
  • C. Fau
    • 1
  • M. Averous
    • 1
  1. 1.C,E,E,5. Associé au CNRS (LA 21)Université des Sciences et Techniques du LanguedocMontpellier CédexFrance

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