Modeling Berry’s Phase in Graphene by Using a Quantum Kinetic Approach

  • Omar Morandi
  • Ferdinand Schürrer
Conference paper
Part of the Mathematics in Industry book series (MATHINDUSTRY, volume 17)


The influence of Barry’s phase on the particle motion in graphene is analyzed by means of a quantum phase-space approach. Our procedure is based on a reformulation of the Wigner formalism where the multiband particle-hole dynamics is described in terms of the Berry curvature. The emergence of some adiabatic parameters for the description of the quasi-classical trajectories in the presence of an external electric field is also discussed.


Wigner Function Dirac Point Quantum Hall Effect Berry Phase Integer Quantum Hall Effect 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Institute of Theoretical and Computational Physics, TU GrazGrazAustria

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