FP2 Interplay between frustration, interactions and spin-orbit coupling

This project is a follow-up project related to P7, P8, and P10. This new theory project will concern the interplay between geometrical lattice frustration, interactions and spin-orbit coupling of itinerant electrons, gaining inspiration from the rapid development of growth techniques in fabricating high quality slabs and interfaces of oxide materials, as well as the intriguing bulk physics of the pyrochlore iridates.

Ph.D. student in charge: Flore Kunst



M. Trescher, B. Sbierski, P. W. Brouwer, E. J. Bergholtz, Quantum transport in Dirac materials: signatures of tilted and anisotropic Dirac and Weyl cones, Phys. Rev. B 91, 115135 (2015), open access version: arXiv:1501.04034

E. J. Bergholtz, Z. Liu, M. Trescher, R. Moessner, and M. Udagawa, Topology and Interactions in a Frustrated Slab: Tuning from Weyl Semimetals to 𝒞>1 Fractional Chern Insulators, Phys. Rev. Lett. 114, 016806 (2015), open access version: arXiv:1408.3669


B. Sbierski, G. Pohl, E. J. Bergholtz, and P. W. Brouwer, Quantum transport of disordered Weyl semimetals at the nodal point, Phys. Rev. Lett. 113, 026602 (2014), open access version: arXiv:1402.6653

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