A study on Landau levels in thin films

Document Type : Original Article


Department of Physics, Shahid Rajaee Teacher Training University


In this paper, we study the energy levels of an electron moving in a thin film. This film is considered as a two-dimensional electron gas which is under the influence of a uniform external magnetic field B and a uniform external electric field E. Here, the magnetic field is perpendicular to the film. Also, in this paper, we have selected the Landau gauge, because this gauge is useful for working in rectangular geometries.

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A study on Landau levels in thin films


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Volume 6, Issue 1
June 2016
Pages 41-46
  • Receive Date: 02 September 2015
  • Revise Date: 11 December 2015
  • Accept Date: 18 April 2016
  • Publish Date: 01 June 2016