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The broad topics that we work in are:
A topological insulator is a material with time reversal symmetry and non-trivial topological order, that behaves as an insulator in its interior but whose surface contains conducting states, meaning that electrons can only move along the surface of the material.
Superconductivity is a phenomenon of exactly zero electrical resistance and expulsion of magnetic fields occurring in certain materials when cooled below a characteristic critical temperature. It was discovered by Dutch physicist Heike Kamerlingh Onnes on April 8, 1911 in Leiden.
Graphene is an allotrope of carbon in the form of a two-dimensional, atomic-scale, hexagonal lattice in which one atom forms each vertex. It shows the analogue of relativistic fermions, commonly called Dirac fermions.
Single-Photon Generation and Detection
The work concentrates on novel nanostructures for optics at the single photon and single electron level. Different systems are studied: semiconducting nanowires, superconducting detectors, and atomic-solid state hybrid systems.
Strongly Correlated System