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Majorana fermions in cold atom systems

December 4, 2013 - 1:00pm
Speaker: 
Christina Kraus
Institution: 
University of Innsbruck

Abstract:
Majorana fermions are non-abelian quasi-particles that appear at edges and defects of topological superconductors. In this talk, possibilities to create, detect and manipulate them in cold atom systems will be explored. 

Host: Luis A. Orozco

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College Park, MD 20742

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