The energies of pointlike defects in a clean two-dimensional (2D) electron Wigner crystal were calculated. Focus was on the energy of two kinds of point defects: a vacancy at one of the triangular unit cells. It was shown that the ground state for the two defects is a bound pair.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||4|
|Journal||Physical review letters|
|State||Published - Jan 15 2001|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Physics and Astronomy(all)