Anisotropic magnetoresistance of a classical antidot array

M. Tornow, D. Weiss, K. V. Klitzing, K. Eberl, David J. Bergman, Yakov M. Strelniker

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A periodic array of cylindrical voids, embedded in a thin film of n-doped GaAs, displays a pronounced anisotropy of the classical magnetoresistance. For a geometry where the magnetic field lies in the plane of the film, we observe a characteristic dependence on the angle between current and magnetic field. This experimental finding provides a first verification of a recently predicted effect and agrees well with theoretical calculations. The observed anisotropy is due to interactions among current distortions by neighboring voids.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)147-150
Number of pages4
JournalPhysical Review Letters
Issue number1
StatePublished - 1996
Externally publishedYes


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