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20 September 2018 Phase-coherent transport in topological insulator nanocolumns and nanoribbons
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The transport properties of topological insulator nanostructures prepared by selective-area molecular beam epitaxy is investigated. For the nanocolumn structures based on Sb2Te3/Bi2Te3-heterostructures pronounced universal conductance fluctuations are observed in the magnetoconductance, indicating phase-coherent transport. Furthermore, angle-dependent measurements indicate that the phase coherent loops are mainly oriented parallel to the substrate plane. Measurements on nanoribbons based on (Bi0.57Sb0.43)2Te3 revealed a resistance dip due to weak antilocalization as well as universal conductance fluctuations. Here, we also found indications, that the phase-coherent loops are predominantly oriented parallel to the quintuple layers forming the topological insulator.
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Thomas Schäpers, Christian Weyrich, Daniel Rosenbach, Jonas Kölzer, Tobias Schmitt, Peter Schüffelgen, Gregor Mussler, Michael Schleenvoigt, Abdur Rehman Jalil, Hans Lüth, and Detlev Grützmacher "Phase-coherent transport in topological insulator nanocolumns and nanoribbons", Proc. SPIE 10732, Spintronics XI, 107320V (20 September 2018); https://doi.org/10.1117/12.2322720
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