Lehrstuhl f├╝r Theoretische Physik IV: Mesoskopische Physik

Research topics

  • Mesoscopic effects and quantum coherence in solid state nanostructures
  • Transport properties of carbon nanotubes and graphene
  • Topological Insulators
  • Spintronics: spin qubits and spin transport
  • Physics of quantum information processing
  • Physics of 1D systems: Luttinger liquids
  • Nano electromechanical systems


Fakult├Ąt f├╝r Physik und Astronomie am Hubland

Selected recent publications

A. Amaricci, J. C. Budich, C. Capone, B. Trauzettel, and G. Sangiovanni
First order character and observable signatures of topological quantum phase transitions
Phys. Rev. Lett. 114, 185701 (2015)

Y. Baum, T. Posske, I. C. Fulga, B. Trauzettel, and A. Stern
Coexisting edge states and gapless bulk in topological states of matter
Phys. Rev. Lett. 114, 136801 (2015)

I. Sochnikov, L. Maier, C. A. Watson, J. R. Kirtley, C. Gould, G. Tkachov, E. M. Hankiewicz, C. Br├╝hne, H. Buhmann, L. W. Molenkamp, and K. A. Moler
Non-sinusoidal current-phase relationship in Josephson junctions from the 3D topological insulator HgTe
Phys. Rev. Lett. 114, 066801 (2015)

M. M├╝hlbauer, A. Budewitz, B. B├╝ttner, G. Tkachov, E. M. Hankiewicz, C. Br├╝ne, H. Buhmann, and L. W. Molenkamp
One-Dimensional Weak Antilocalization Due to the Berry Phase in HgTe Wires
Phys. Rev. Lett. 112, 146803 (2014)

F. Crepin and B. Trauzettel
Parity measurement in topological Josephson junctions
Phys. Rev. Lett. 112, 077002 (2014)

R. W. Reinthaler, P. Recher, and E. M. Hankiewicz
All-electrical measurement of crossed Andreev reflection in topological insulators
Phys. Rev. Lett. 110, 226802 (2013)