Spatial correlation of quantum dot electrons in a magnetic field

L. Quiroga, D. R. Ardila, N. F. Johnson

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For an exactly solvable model the electronic structure and spatial probability distribution of a two-dimensional parabolic quantum dot with two interacting electrons in a magnetic field is calculated. As a consequence of the interplay between electron-electron interaction and magnetic field it is shown that electron spatial correlation presents a discontinuous variation as a function of the cyclotron to harmonic frequency ratio. Physical consequences of this fact are analysed.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)775-780
Number of pages6
JournalSolid State Communications
Issue number12
StatePublished - Jun 1993

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Chemistry(all)
  • Condensed Matter Physics
  • Materials Chemistry


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