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Title: Engineering topological phases with a three-dimensional nodal-loop semimetal
Authors: Li, Linhu
Yap, Han Hoe
Araújo, Miguel
Gong, Jiangbin
Keywords: topologia
linha nodal
Issue Date: 14-Dec-2017
Publisher: Physical Review B
Citation: PHYSICAL REVIEW B 96, 235424 (2017)
Abstract: A three-dimensional (3D) nodal-loop semimetal phase is exploited to engineer a number of intriguing phases featuring different peculiar topological surface states. In particular, by introducing various two-dimensional gap terms to a 3D tight-binding model of a nodal-loop semimetal, we obtain a rich variety of topological phases of great interest to ongoing theoretical and experimental studies, including a chiral insulator, degenerate-surface-loop insulator, and second-order topological insulator, as well as a Weyl semimetal with tunable Fermi arc profiles. The unique concept underlying our approach is to engineer topological surface states that inherit their dispersion relations from a gap term. The results provide one rather unified principle for the creation of novel topological phases and can guide the search for new topological materials. Two-terminal transport studies are also carried out to distinguish the engineered topological phases.
Type: article
Appears in Collections:FIS - Publicações - Artigos em Revistas Internacionais Com Arbitragem Científica

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