The Kane-Mele invariant

Calendar
Department of Physics Calendar
Date
Thu, Dec 7, 2017 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Location
Physics Bldg 1117

Description

Speaker: Matt Calkins (UMD) -
Abstract: This will be related to the famous paper of C.L. Kane and E.J. Mele, Z/2 Topological order and the quantum spin Hall effect. Phys. Rev. Lett. 95, 146802 (2005), arXiv:cond-mat/0506581.