Robustness of the fractional quantum Hall effect

J. K. Jain, Gun Sang Jeon

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It is argued, and supported by microscopic calculation, that the correlations responsible for the fractional quantum Hall effect vanish near the edge of a fractional Hall system, implying, in principle, an intrinsic correction to the Hall quantization. The electron density in the uncorrelated region, however, is determined to be too small to have a measurable effect.

Original languageEnglish
Article number201303
JournalPhysical Review B - Condensed Matter and Materials Physics
Issue number20
StatePublished - 15 Nov 2005


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