### Abstract

We have calculated the frequency dependent dielectric response function for a quantum plasma under a constant magnetic field and a one-dimensional periodic modulation potential. It is found that the original inverse square root divergence in the density of states is removed by the modulation potential while periodic finite peaks and sudden steps are introduced. The electron-hole excitation exhibits two new features due to the periodic modulation, (i) the excitation contains double peaks at ω around ω_{c} and (ii) it also contains a series of kink like structures at the band edges.

Original language | English |
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Pages (from-to) | 86-90 |

Number of pages | 5 |

Journal | Physics Letters, Section A: General, Atomic and Solid State Physics |

Volume | 215 |

Issue number | 1-2 |

Publication status | Published - May 27 1996 |

Externally published | Yes |

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*Physics Letters, Section A: General, Atomic and Solid State Physics*,

*215*(1-2), 86-90.

**Electron-hole pair excitation in a magneto-quantum plasma under a one-dimensional periodic potential.** / Stewart, S. M.; Zhang, C.

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*Physics Letters, Section A: General, Atomic and Solid State Physics*, vol. 215, no. 1-2, pp. 86-90.

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T1 - Electron-hole pair excitation in a magneto-quantum plasma under a one-dimensional periodic potential

AU - Stewart, S. M.

AU - Zhang, C.

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N2 - We have calculated the frequency dependent dielectric response function for a quantum plasma under a constant magnetic field and a one-dimensional periodic modulation potential. It is found that the original inverse square root divergence in the density of states is removed by the modulation potential while periodic finite peaks and sudden steps are introduced. The electron-hole excitation exhibits two new features due to the periodic modulation, (i) the excitation contains double peaks at ω around ωc and (ii) it also contains a series of kink like structures at the band edges.

AB - We have calculated the frequency dependent dielectric response function for a quantum plasma under a constant magnetic field and a one-dimensional periodic modulation potential. It is found that the original inverse square root divergence in the density of states is removed by the modulation potential while periodic finite peaks and sudden steps are introduced. The electron-hole excitation exhibits two new features due to the periodic modulation, (i) the excitation contains double peaks at ω around ωc and (ii) it also contains a series of kink like structures at the band edges.

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JO - Physics Letters, Section A: General, Atomic and Solid State Physics

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