# Bimodal conductance distribution of Kitaev edge modes in topological superconductors

@article{Diez2014BimodalCD, title={Bimodal conductance distribution of Kitaev edge modes in topological superconductors}, author={Mathias Diez and Ion Cosma Fulga and D. I. Pikulin and Jakub Tworzydło and C. W. J. Beenakker}, journal={New Journal of Physics}, year={2014}, volume={16} }

A two-dimensional superconductor with spin-triplet p-wave pairing supports chiral or helical Majorana edge modes with a quantized (length L-independent) thermal conductance. Sufficiently strong anisotropy removes both chirality and helicity, doubling the conductance in the clean system and imposing a super-Ohmic 1 / L ?> decay in the presence of disorder. We explain the absence of localization in the framework of the Kitaev Hamiltonian, contrasting the edge modes of the two-dimensional system…

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