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Spin-Momentum Locked Topological Surface States, non-trivial Berry's phase and magnetoelectric quantization in topological insulators

By M. Zahid Hasan

Abstract

The surface of a 3D topological insulator is a new type of two dimensional electron gas (2DEG). The exactly quantized magneto-optical or axionic response of a 3D topological insulator is a direct result of the Berry's phase protected spin-momentum locked states on its surface. (PRL Viewpoint http://physics.aps.org/node/3810).Comment: Invited Perspective article on PRL 105,057401('10

Topics: Condensed Matter - Mesoscale and Nanoscale Physics, Condensed Matter - Quantum Gases, Condensed Matter - Strongly Correlated Electrons
Year: 2011
DOI identifier: 10.1103/Physics.3.62
OAI identifier: oai:arXiv.org:1103.3410
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