Observation of a surface photocurrent caused by optical orientation of electrons in a semiconductor
Bakun A. A. , Zakharchenya B. P. , Rogachev A. A. , Tkachuk M. N. , Fleisher V. G.
Experiments reveal that a photocurrent arises during the asymmetric scattering of spin-polarized electrons by charged impurity centers. The constant of the spin-orbit scattering is estimated.