Search results for time reversal symmetry

Nanophysics 13 hours ago

Helical quantum Hall phase in graphene on strontium titanate

Materials that exhibit topological phases can be classified by their dimensionality, symmetries and topological invariants to form conductive-edge states with peculiar transport and spin properties. For example, the quantum ...

Optics & Photonics 9 hours ago

Innovative switching mechanism improves ultrafast control of microlasers

The all-optical switch is a kind of device that controls light with light, which is the fundamental building block of modern optical communications and information processing. Creating an efficient, ultrafast, and compact ...

Superconductivity Feb 25, 2020

Observation of non-trivial superconductivity on surface of type II Weyl semimetal

Topological superconductors, with bulk superconducting gap and Majorana fermion states on the surface or edge, are one of the most sought after quantum materials. Topological superconductivity is of fundamental importance ...

Superconductivity Feb 25, 2020

CaPtAs: A new noncentrosymmetric superconductor

A research group from Zhejiang University in China has found that the noncentrosymmetric compound CaPtAs is a superconductor, which shows evidence of unconventional properties. This compound provides a new opportunity for ...

General Physics Feb 25, 2020

From China to the South Pole: Joining forces to solve the neutrino mass puzzle

Among the most exciting challenges in modern physics is the identification of the neutrino mass ordering. Physicists from the Cluster of Excellence PRISMA+ at Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz (JGU) play a leading role ...

Superconductivity Feb 12, 2020

Time crystals and topological superconductors merge

"Powering a topological superconductor using a time crystal gives you more than the sum of its parts," says Jason Alicea, a researcher at California Institute of Technology (Caltech) in the US. The discovery of topological ...

Quantum Physics Feb 13, 2020

Quantum anomalous Hall effect in intrinsic magnetic topological insulator

Nontrivial band topology can combine with magnetic order in a magnetic topological insulator to produce exotic states of matter such as quantum anomalous Hall (QAH) insulators and axion insulators. An aim of condensed matter ...

Condensed Matter Jan 14, 2020

New classes of topological crystalline insulators having surface rotation anomaly

In a new report on Science Advances, Chen Fang and Liang Fu from the Beijing National Laboratory for Condensed Matter Physics in China, Kavli Institute for Theoretical Sciences and the Department of Physics, Massachusetts ...

General Physics Jan 08, 2020

Intrinsic quantized anomalous Hall effect in a moiré heterostructure

The quantum anomalous Hall (QAH) effect can combine topology and magnetism to produce precisely quantized Hall resistance at zero magnetic field (an environment carefully screened from magnetic fields). In a recent report ...

Bio & Medicine Jan 24, 2020

Researchers explain how disorder in tiny crystals enables heat-therapeutic systems

A new research study at the Institute of Electronic Structure and Lasers (IESL) of the Foundation for Research and Technology-Hellas (FORTH) finds that minute crystals, many thousand times smaller than a particle of dust, ...

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