Relativistic Quantum Information: developments in Quantum

... General relativity is the theory that describes gravity which is currently accepted in the frame of modern physics. It fits all the phenomenology previously observed and successfully predicted a plethora of experimental results. Not only has it been experimentally tested a number of times but its ap ...

... General relativity is the theory that describes gravity which is currently accepted in the frame of modern physics. It fits all the phenomenology previously observed and successfully predicted a plethora of experimental results. Not only has it been experimentally tested a number of times but its ap ...

Dirac and Majorana edge states in graphene and topological

... Another property shared by graphene and topological superconductors is that both are well described by the Dirac equation, as opposed to the Schrödinger equation suitable for most other condensed matter systems. This is in no respect accidental and is tightly related to the symmetry properties of t ...

... Another property shared by graphene and topological superconductors is that both are well described by the Dirac equation, as opposed to the Schrödinger equation suitable for most other condensed matter systems. This is in no respect accidental and is tightly related to the symmetry properties of t ...

The electronic properties of graphene

... 共Schroeder et al., 1968兲 established the currently accepted location of electron and hole pockets 共McClure, 1971兲. The SWM model has been revisited in recent years because of its inability to describe the van der Waals–like interactions between graphene planes, a problem that requires the understand ...

... 共Schroeder et al., 1968兲 established the currently accepted location of electron and hole pockets 共McClure, 1971兲. The SWM model has been revisited in recent years because of its inability to describe the van der Waals–like interactions between graphene planes, a problem that requires the understand ...

The Rise of Graphene

... of graphene for the first time7,8. After fine-tuning, the technique8 now provides high-quality graphene crystallites up to 100 μm in size, which is sufficient for most research purposes (see Fig. 2). Superficially, the technique looks no more sophisticated than drawing with a piece of graphite8 or i ...

... of graphene for the first time7,8. After fine-tuning, the technique8 now provides high-quality graphene crystallites up to 100 μm in size, which is sufficient for most research purposes (see Fig. 2). Superficially, the technique looks no more sophisticated than drawing with a piece of graphite8 or i ...

Teaching Theoretical Physics: the cases of Enrico Fermi and Ettore

... Another trait worth remarking is that relativity was not mentioned among the issues of Fermi’s 1927-28 course. The same holds for his 1926-27 course where, although the Compton effect was explicitly reported, the relativistic kinematics was not discussed. Therefore, one might even wonder how Fermi c ...

... Another trait worth remarking is that relativity was not mentioned among the issues of Fermi’s 1927-28 course. The same holds for his 1926-27 course where, although the Compton effect was explicitly reported, the relativistic kinematics was not discussed. Therefore, one might even wonder how Fermi c ...

- Philsci-Archive

... to the matrix line” (session 11, p. 11). He made a similar statement in his autobiography: “Bohr was trying to allow for the simultaneous existence of both particle and wave concepts . . . I disliked this approach. I wanted to start from the fact that quantum mechanics as we then knew it [i.e., matr ...

... to the matrix line” (session 11, p. 11). He made a similar statement in his autobiography: “Bohr was trying to allow for the simultaneous existence of both particle and wave concepts . . . I disliked this approach. I wanted to start from the fact that quantum mechanics as we then knew it [i.e., matr ...

Recent developments in transport phenomena in Weyl semimetals

... recalls that in reality, Weyl nodes always come in pairs of opposite chiralities and the total current j + + j − is therefore conserved. In fact, the requirement of current conservation is an equally good argument for why the total chirality of the Weyl nodes must vanish. Classically, currents are a ...

... recalls that in reality, Weyl nodes always come in pairs of opposite chiralities and the total current j + + j − is therefore conserved. In fact, the requirement of current conservation is an equally good argument for why the total chirality of the Weyl nodes must vanish. Classically, currents are a ...

The breakdown of the topological classification Z for gapped phases

... Comment 1: The question that we address in this paper is whether the topological classification of noninteracting fermions is reduced by interactions. A complete classification of fermionic SRE phases (combined with that for the bosonic SRE phases) is beyond the scope of our approach. Comment 2: Th ...

... Comment 1: The question that we address in this paper is whether the topological classification of noninteracting fermions is reduced by interactions. A complete classification of fermionic SRE phases (combined with that for the bosonic SRE phases) is beyond the scope of our approach. Comment 2: Th ...

Photoemission Stuides of a New Topological Insulator Class: Experimental Discovery of the Bi 2 X 3 Topological Insulator Class

... group and Professor Phuan Ong’s group, who had studied the same systems through their own perspectives. I would also like to thank Professor David Huse, for his guidance on my short simulation project, as well as our other discussions later on. For additional theoretical collaboration I thank Hsin L ...

... group and Professor Phuan Ong’s group, who had studied the same systems through their own perspectives. I would also like to thank Professor David Huse, for his guidance on my short simulation project, as well as our other discussions later on. For additional theoretical collaboration I thank Hsin L ...

Graphene - âmost two-dimensionalâ system imaginable

... ‘Quantum electrodynamics (resulting from the merger of quantum mechanics and relativity theory) has provided a clear understanding of phenomena ranging from particle physics to cosmology and from astrophysics to quantum chemistry. The ideas underlying quantum electrodynamics also influence the theor ...

... ‘Quantum electrodynamics (resulting from the merger of quantum mechanics and relativity theory) has provided a clear understanding of phenomena ranging from particle physics to cosmology and from astrophysics to quantum chemistry. The ideas underlying quantum electrodynamics also influence the theor ...

Electron Spin and Its History - Physics Department, Princeton

... he was converted to the idea of electron spin, and within about a year he developed a formalism for describing the spinning electron in nonrelativistic wave mechanics (16). Here, a two-component wave function is acted on not only by the Schrödinger Hamiltonian but also by what became known as the 2 ...

... he was converted to the idea of electron spin, and within about a year he developed a formalism for describing the spinning electron in nonrelativistic wave mechanics (16). Here, a two-component wave function is acted on not only by the Schrödinger Hamiltonian but also by what became known as the 2 ...

Elektromagnetisme, noter og formelsamling

... in QED, and shortly say something about the Higgs mechanism for massive bosons and their Feynman rules. Finaly, we shortly say something about non-abelian eld theories (Yang-Mills theories) in general, and give a very short example of QCD, before discussing the electroweak theory and the Higgs mech ...

... in QED, and shortly say something about the Higgs mechanism for massive bosons and their Feynman rules. Finaly, we shortly say something about non-abelian eld theories (Yang-Mills theories) in general, and give a very short example of QCD, before discussing the electroweak theory and the Higgs mech ...

Engineering a Robust Quantum Spin Hall State in Graphene via

... appear. The induced Rashba terms may still be subdominant, although whether this is the case depends on details of the Hamiltonian, unlike the situation for p orbitals. In contrast, Sz -conserving events whereby an electron hops both onto and then off an m ¼ 1 orbital via t1 locally mediate the des ...

... appear. The induced Rashba terms may still be subdominant, although whether this is the case depends on details of the Hamiltonian, unlike the situation for p orbitals. In contrast, Sz -conserving events whereby an electron hops both onto and then off an m ¼ 1 orbital via t1 locally mediate the des ...

Anti Heisenberg—The End of Heisenberg`s Uncertainty Principle

... enthält” [1]. In broken English: “a physical theory… should never contain inner contradictions”. Altogether, it appears very difficult to convince the majority of the scientific community that our world is grounded on the equation +0 = +1. On the one side, Heisenberg does not accept logical contract ...

... enthält” [1]. In broken English: “a physical theory… should never contain inner contradictions”. Altogether, it appears very difficult to convince the majority of the scientific community that our world is grounded on the equation +0 = +1. On the one side, Heisenberg does not accept logical contract ...

Heisenberg (and Schrödinger, and Pauli) on Hidden - Hal-SHS

... presented their still quite opposing views on wave mechanics and quantum mechanics, respectively, and in the sidelines Bohr and Einstein engaged in informal discussions that have become famous in their own right.5 Born and Heisenberg’s (1928) report contains arguably the most detailed presentation o ...

... presented their still quite opposing views on wave mechanics and quantum mechanics, respectively, and in the sidelines Bohr and Einstein engaged in informal discussions that have become famous in their own right.5 Born and Heisenberg’s (1928) report contains arguably the most detailed presentation o ...

Topological Photonics Lu, John D. Joannopoulos, and Marin Soljaˇci´c

... Ling Lu,∗ John D. Joannopoulos, and Marin Soljačić Department of Physics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02139, USA (Dated: August 29, 2014) ...

... Ling Lu,∗ John D. Joannopoulos, and Marin Soljačić Department of Physics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02139, USA (Dated: August 29, 2014) ...

Majorana and Condensed Matter Physics

... famous paper [6] concerns the possibility of formulating a purely real version of the Dirac equation. In a modern interpretation, this is the problem of formulating equations for the description of spin- 12 particles that are their own antiparticles: Majorana fermions. Majorana’s original investigat ...

... famous paper [6] concerns the possibility of formulating a purely real version of the Dirac equation. In a modern interpretation, this is the problem of formulating equations for the description of spin- 12 particles that are their own antiparticles: Majorana fermions. Majorana’s original investigat ...

Majorana Fermion

... and the Non-Abelian statistics, by MS, S. Fujimoto, PRB79, 094504 (2009), • Non-Abelian Topological Order in s-wave Superfluids of Ultracold Fermionic Atoms, by MS, Y. Takahashi, S. Fujimoto, PRL 103, 020401 (2009), • Non-Abelian Topological Orders and Majorna Fermions in Spin-Singlet Superconductor ...

... and the Non-Abelian statistics, by MS, S. Fujimoto, PRB79, 094504 (2009), • Non-Abelian Topological Order in s-wave Superfluids of Ultracold Fermionic Atoms, by MS, Y. Takahashi, S. Fujimoto, PRL 103, 020401 (2009), • Non-Abelian Topological Orders and Majorna Fermions in Spin-Singlet Superconductor ...

Single-Site Green-Function of the Dirac Equation for Full

... A large portion of the technological progress seen over the past decades took place on grounds of materials research and condensed matter physics. Desired material properties are highly diverse, ranging from mechanical requirements for a reliably constructed aeroplane, over electrical specifications ...

... A large portion of the technological progress seen over the past decades took place on grounds of materials research and condensed matter physics. Desired material properties are highly diverse, ranging from mechanical requirements for a reliably constructed aeroplane, over electrical specifications ...

- Philsci-Archive

... aspects of the theory. Since I am not taking into account more recent contributions, a work that goes back to the early fifties of last century and before might seem dated. Here I must distinguish between the above mentioned ‘formal’ approaches and technical developments made in quantum electrodynam ...

... aspects of the theory. Since I am not taking into account more recent contributions, a work that goes back to the early fifties of last century and before might seem dated. Here I must distinguish between the above mentioned ‘formal’ approaches and technical developments made in quantum electrodynam ...

Relativistic Effects in Atomic Spectra

... The history of physics has shown an interesting progress of the comprehension of manyparticle systems: in classical mechanics, the three-body problem has been known not being solvable generally. In electrodynamics, also the two-body case has become unsolvable. When quantum mechanics was emerging, ne ...

... The history of physics has shown an interesting progress of the comprehension of manyparticle systems: in classical mechanics, the three-body problem has been known not being solvable generally. In electrodynamics, also the two-body case has become unsolvable. When quantum mechanics was emerging, ne ...

Graphene and Relativistic Quantum Physics

... in the usual relativistic Fermion energy spectrum. The exotic quantum transport behavior discovered in graphene, such as the unusual half-integer quantum Hall effect and Klein tunneling effect, are a direct consequence of this analogical “quasi relativistic” quantum physics. In this lecture, I will ...

... in the usual relativistic Fermion energy spectrum. The exotic quantum transport behavior discovered in graphene, such as the unusual half-integer quantum Hall effect and Klein tunneling effect, are a direct consequence of this analogical “quasi relativistic” quantum physics. In this lecture, I will ...

Particle-vortex duality of two-dimensional Dirac fermion from electric

... simpler topological order, the T-Pfaffian, with half as many anyons was also proposed [25,28], but despite its apparent simplicity could not be “derived” in an analogous fashion, or directly connected back to the superconducting surface state of the topological insulator. We will see that T-Pfaffian ...

... simpler topological order, the T-Pfaffian, with half as many anyons was also proposed [25,28], but despite its apparent simplicity could not be “derived” in an analogous fashion, or directly connected back to the superconducting surface state of the topological insulator. We will see that T-Pfaffian ...