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A minimal, "hydrogen atom" version of an inversion-breaking Weyl semimetal

  title={A minimal, "hydrogen atom" version of an inversion-breaking Weyl semimetal},
  author={Ilya Belopolski and Peng Yu and D. Sevilla Sanchez and Yukiaki Ishida and Tay-Rong Chang and Songtian S. Zhang and Su-Yang Xu and Daixiang Mou and Hao Zheng and Guoqing Chang and Guang Bian and Horng-Tay Jeng and Takeshi Kondo and Adam Kaminski and Hsin Lin and Zheng Liu and Shik Shin and M Zahid Hasan},
  journal={arXiv: Mesoscale and Nanoscale Physics},
The recent explosion of research interest in Weyl semimetals has led to many proposed Weyl semimetal candidates and a few experimental observations of a Weyl semimetal in real materials. Through this experience, we have come to appreciate that typical Weyl semimetals host many Weyl points. For instance, the first Weyl semimetal observed in experiment, TaAs, hosts 24 Weyl points. Similarly, the Mo$_x$W$_{1-x}$Te$_2$ series, recently under study as the first Type II Weyl semimetal, has eight Weyl… Expand
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