Hopping Conductivity in Single Crystals (Cd0.6Zn0.32Mn0.08)3As2 (RESEARCH NOTE)


1 Belgorod State National Research University, Department of General and Applied Physics, Belgorod, Russia

2 University of Asia Pacific, Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Dhaka, Bangladesh

3 Department of Mathematics and Physics, Lappeenranta University of Technology, Lappeenranta, Finland

4 Ioffe Institute Russia, Laboratory of Kinetic Phenomena in a Solid at Low, Saint-Petersburg, Russia

5 Regional Centre of Nanotechnology, South-West State University, Kursk, Russia


The growth processes of Tetragonal single crystals of solid solution (Cd0.6Zn0.32Mn0.08)3As2, space group P42/nmc, has been synthesized by Bridgman method. Conductivity and magnetoresistance of (Cd0.6Zn0.32Mn0.08)3As2 were measured in the range 1.6K to 300K and in magnetic field up to 25 T. Crossover from Mott variable-range-hopping conductivity mechanism close to helium temperatures. In this work, we  found the width of the coulomb D = 0.21 meV and a rigid gap δ = 0.026 meV in the density of localized states, concentration and localization radius of charge carriers.


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