Spin dynamics in tunneling decay of a metastable state

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Ban, Yue; Sherman, E. Ya.;
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1103/PhysRevA.85.052130
  • Subject: Condensed Matter - Mesoscale and Nanoscale Physics | Quantum Physics
    arxiv: Condensed Matter::Strongly Correlated Electrons | Condensed Matter::Superconductivity | Condensed Matter::Mesoscopic Systems and Quantum Hall Effect

We analyze spin dynamics in the tunneling decay of a metastable localized state in the presence of spin-orbit coupling. We find that the spin polarization at short time scales is affected by the initial state while at long time scales both the probability- and the spin ... View more
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