Thermopower with broken time-reversal symmetry

Keiji Saito, Giuliano Benenti, Giulio Casati, Tomaž Prosen

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We show that when inelastic scattering effects are taken into account, the thermopower is, in general, asymmetric under magnetic field reversal, even for noninteracting systems. Our findings are illustrated in the example of a three-dot ring structure pierced by an Aharonov-Bohm flux.

Original languageEnglish
Article number201306
JournalPhysical Review B - Condensed Matter and Materials Physics
Issue number20
Publication statusPublished - 2011 Nov 14
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Condensed Matter Physics


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