The influence of the Rashba effect

Heavy atoms and crystal or inversion symmetry breaking may promote Rashba effects in halide perovskites. Sam Stranks and Paulina Plochocka propose experiments to assess the existence of these effects and their implications on the photophysics of perovskites.

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Fig. 1: Rashba effects in halide perovskites and selected experiments to observe them.

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Stranks, S.D., Plochocka, P. The influence of the Rashba effect. Nature Mater 17, 381–382 (2018). https://doi.org/10.1038/s41563-018-0067-8

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