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Physics Research International
Volume 2011 (2011), Article ID 742158, 4 pages
Research Article

Thermodynamics of Two-Dimensional Electron Gas in a Magnetic Field

International Laboratory of High Magnetic Fields and Low Temperatures, Gajowicka 95, 53-421 Wroclaw, Poland

Received 11 September 2010; Revised 27 December 2010; Accepted 10 January 2011

Academic Editor: Israel Felner

Copyright © 2011 V. I. Nizhankovskii. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.


Change of the chemical potential of electrons in a heterojunction was measured in magnetic fields up to 6.5 T at several temperatures from 2.17 to 12.3 K. A thermodynamic equation of state of two-dimensional electron gas well describes the experimental results.