Magnetotransport properties of InSb-MnSb nanostructured films
SouthWest State University, 94 50 Let Oktjabrja str., Kursk, 305040, Russia
2 Kurnakov Institute of the general and inorganic chemistry of the RAS, 31 Leninskii prosp., 119991, Moscow, Russia
3 Institute on Laser and Information Technologies, RAS, 1 Svyatoozerskaya ul., Shatura, Moscow region, 140700 Russia
4 P.N. Lebedev Physical Institute of the RAS, 53 Leninskiy prosp., 119991, Moscow, Russia
5 A. F. Ioffe Physico-Technical Institute, 26 Politekhnicheskaya, St Petersburg 194021, Russian Federation
6 Department of Mathematics and Physics, Lappeenranta University of Technology, PO Box 20, FIN-53852 Lappeenranta, Finland
7 Belgorod National Research University, 85 Pobedy St, Belgorod, 308015, Russia
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Published online: 4 July 2018
Hybrid nanostructured InSb - MnSb films were obtained by the pulsed laser deposition using the mechanical droplet separation. Films structure was characterized by different methods (electron diffraction, scanning electron microscopy, atomic and magnetic force microscopy). The negative magnetoresistance (nMR) takes place below 100 K. This temperature is several times more than the temperature at which the nMR occurs in homogenous In1-xMnxSb films. At low temperatures the spin-dependent scattering of the holes by the localized Mn2+ moments prevails. When the temperature rises, the low nMR is observed due to the weak spin-dependent scattering on magnetic inclusions.
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