Skyrmions in the fractional quantum Hall effect

R. K. Kamilla, X. G. Wu, J. K. Jain

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It is verified that, at small Zeeman energies, the charged excitations in the vicinity of 1/3 filled Landau level are skyrmions of composite fermions, analogous to the skyrmions of electrons near filling factor unity. These are found to be relevant, however, only at very low magnetic fields.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)289-293
Number of pages5
JournalSolid State Communications
Issue number4
StatePublished - Jul 1996

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • General Chemistry
  • Condensed Matter Physics
  • Materials Chemistry


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