Topology-Driven Magnetic Quantum Phase Transition

  • Jinsong ZhangEmail author
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The interplay between the topological insulator and broken time-reversal symmetry (TRS) may create novel quantum effects. In this chapter, we show a magnetic quantum phase transition (QPT) accompanied by the sign reversal of the anomalous Hall effect in Cr-doped Bi2(Se x Te1−x )3 topological insulator films grown by MBE. Across the critical point, a topological QPT is revealed by both ARPES measurements and density functional theory (DFT) calculations.


Density Functional Theory Calculation Quantum Phase Transition Topological Insulator Quantum Critical Point Anomalous Hall Effect 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Tsinghua UniversityBeijingChina

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