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Topological Aspects of Condensed Matter Physics: Lecture Notes of the Les Houches Summer School: Volume 103, August 2014

Claudio Chamon, Mark O. Goerbig, Roderich Moessner, and Leticia F. Cugliandolo

Abstract

Topological condensed matter physics is a recent arrival among the disciplines of modern physics of a distinctive and substantive nature. Its roots reach far back, but much of its current importance derives from exciting developments in the last half-century. The field is advancing rapidly, growing explosively, and diversifying greatly. There is now a zoo of topological phenomena–the quantum spin Hall effect, topological insulators, Coulomb spin liquids, non-Abelian anyonic statistics and their potential application in topological quantum computing, to name but a few–as well as an increasingly ... More

Keywords: Topological condensed matter, quantum spin Hall effect, topological insulator, Coulomb spin liquid, non-Abelian anyonic statistics

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2017 Print ISBN-13: 9780198785781
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: March 2017 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198785781.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Claudio Chamon, editor
Professor of Physics, Physics Department, Boston University, USA

Mark O. Goerbig, editor
CNRS Research Director, Laboratoire de Physique des Solides, CNRS UMR, Université Paris-Sud, France

Roderich Moessner, editor
Director, Max-Planck-Institute für Physik komplexer Systeme, Germany

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