Posts tagged with: Topological Insulator

Need Ultrafast Information Processing? Try Topological Materials for Ultrafast Spintronics

The laws of quantum physics rule the microcosm. They determine, for example, how easily electrons move through a crystal and thus whether the material is a metal, a semiconductor or...

Beginner’s Guide to Topological Materials

Ever since a new class of ­materials called topological insulators was first created—a discovery that helped win the Nobel Prize in Physics in 2016—researchers have been intrigued by the possibilities for electronics applications such...

Quantum Hall Edge States Defying the ‘Normal’ Disturbances, U.S NIST Investigates

NIST team probes indestructible quantum states that may aid quantum computing They may not be impervious to bullets like Superman, but groups of electrons that gather along the edges of...

Roadmap for Quantum Materials to be Co-Lead by ICN2

The ICN2 co-leads a roadmap on quantum materials Key points… +  The term “quantum materials” was introduced to highlight the exotic properties of unconventional superconductors, heavy-fermion systems (materials with unusual...

There’s a Lot to Topological Materials and the Application to Quantum Computing

There’s a Lot to Topological Materials and the Application to Quantum Computing Randomized measurements reveal topological quantum states Key points… +  Topological materials – materials that have surface properties very...

“Topological Protection” Research at Notre Dame As An Avenue to Improve Quantum Computation

“Topological Protection” Research at Notre Dame As An Avenue to Improve Quantum Computation Research shows evidence of broken time-reversal symmetry in superconducting UPt3 Excerpts and salient points ~ +  Researchers...
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