Mobility of electrons on helium film capillary condensed on two dimensionally corrugated surface of dielectric substrate

Ryoma Kobayashi, Hideki Yayama

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Abstract

Electrical conductivity of electrons on helium film covering a two dimensionally corrugated dielectric substrate was measured in a temperature interval between 0.4 and 1.64 K. As the temperature decreased from 1.5 K, the electrical conductivity decreases and approaches gradually to zero around 0.4 K. This temperature dependence is different from that measured in 2D electron system on bulk liquid helium. In order to understand the effect of the dielectric substrate, the dependences of electrical conductivity on magnetic field were measured by using a Corbino electrode and the mobility was evaluated in different temperatures. The results revealed that the mobility of electrons increases as the temperature decreases. Combining the data of electrical conductivity and the mobility, it is deduced that the decrease in conductivity as the temperature decreases is due to the decrease in number of mobile electrons.

Original languageEnglish
Article number042034
JournalJournal of Physics: Conference Series
Volume400
Issue numberPART 4
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2012
Event26th International Conference on Low Temperature Physics, LT 2011 - Beijing, China
Duration: Aug 10 2011Aug 17 2011

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Physics and Astronomy(all)

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