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Frontiers of Physics

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Frontiers of Physics  2017, Vol. 12 Issue (3): 127203    DOI: 10.1007/s11467-016-0629-7
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Carrier balance and linear magnetoresistance in type-II Weyl semimetal WTe2
Xing-Chen Pan1,Yiming Pan1,Juan Jiang2,Huakun Zuo3,Huimei Liu1,Xuliang Chen4,Zhongxia Wei1,Shuai Zhang1,Zhihe Wang1,Xiangang Wan1,Zhaorong Yang4,Donglai Feng2,Zhengcai Xia3,Liang Li3,Fengqi Song1(),Baigeng Wang1(),Yuheng Zhang4,Guanghou Wang1
1. National Laboratory of Solid State Microstructures, Collaborative Innovation Center of Advanced Microstructures, and College of Physics, Nanjing University, Nanjing 210093, China
2. State Key Laboratory of Surface Physics, Collaborative Innovation Center of Advanced Microstructures, Department of Physics, and Advanced Materials Laboratory, Fudan University, Shanghai 200433, China
3. Wuhan National High Magnetic Field Center, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Wuhan 430074, China
4. High Magnetic Field Laboratory, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Hefei 230031, China
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Abstract

Unsaturated magnetoresistance (MR) has been reported in type-II Weyl semimetal WTe2, manifested as a perfect compensation of opposite carriers. We report linear MR (LMR) in WTe2 crystals, the onset of which was identified by constructing the MR mobility spectra for weak fields. The LMR further increased and became dominant for fields stronger than 20 T, while the parabolic MR gradually decayed. The LMR was also observed in high-pressure conditions.

Key wordsWTe2    type-II Weyl semimetal    carrier balance    linear magnetoresistance
收稿日期: 2016-09-03      出版日期: 2017-01-03
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. [J]. Frontiers of Physics, 2017, 12(3): 127203.
Xing-Chen Pan,Yiming Pan,Juan Jiang,Huakun Zuo,Huimei Liu,Xuliang Chen,Zhongxia Wei,Shuai Zhang,Zhihe Wang,Xiangang Wan,Zhaorong Yang,Donglai Feng,Zhengcai Xia,Liang Li,Fengqi Song,Baigeng Wang,Yuheng Zhang,Guanghou Wang. Carrier balance and linear magnetoresistance in type-II Weyl semimetal WTe2. Front. Phys. , 2017, 12(3): 127203.
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