Z. Naturforsch. 68a, 219 – 226
Thermal Magnetoresistance, Magnetoreflectivity, and Cyclotron Energy Loss Spectrum Effects Calculated for Electrons in Metals
Institute of Physical Chemistry, Polish Academy of Sciences, Kasprzaka 44/52, 01-224 Warsaw, Poland
Received August 6, 2012 / published online January 23, 2013
The thermal magnetoresistance, optical magnetoreflectance, and extremal properties of the energy loss spectrum connected with the cyclotron resonance effect are approached on a theoretical basis. The formalism, which applies the idea of two kinds of relaxation times active for the electron magnetotransport in a metal, gives – at least qualitatively – a satisfactory agreement with the observed data in all examined cases.
Key words: Electron Thermo-Magnetoresistance; Optical Reflection in the Magnetic Field; Energy Loss Spectrum in the Cyclotron Resonance Effect; Metals.
PACS numbers: 72.15 Jf; 72.15 Lh; 73.50 Jt; 76.40+b; 78.20 Ls