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Spatial coupling of quantum-anomalous-Hall and chiral-Majorana modes

  • Javier Osca
  • Marc Alomar
  • Llorenç SerraEmail author
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  1. Non-equilibrium Dynamics: Quantum Systems and Foundations of Quantum Mechanics

Abstract

We calculate density and current spatial distributions of a 2D model junction between a normal QAH contact and a superconducting QAH region hosting propagating (chiral) Majorana modes. We use a simplified Hamiltonian describing the spatial coupling of the modes on each side of the junction, as well as the related junction conductance. We study how this coupling is affected by orbital effects caused by an external magnetic field.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Institute for Cross-Disciplinary Physics and Complex Systems IFISC (CSIC-UIB)PalmaSpain
  2. 2.Physics Department, University of the Balearic IslandsPalmaSpain

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