# Controlling non-Abelian statistics of Majorana fermions in semiconductor nanowires

@article{Sau2011ControllingNS, title={Controlling non-Abelian statistics of Majorana fermions in semiconductor nanowires}, author={Jay Deep Sau and David J. Clarke and Sumanta Tewari}, journal={Physical Review B}, year={2011}, volume={84} }

Under appropriate external conditions a semiconductor nanowire in proximity to an s-wave superconductor can be in a topological superconducting (TS) phase. This phase supports localized zero-energy Majorana fermions at the ends of the wire. However, the non-Abelian exchange statistics of Majorana fermions is difficult verify because of the one-dimensional topology of such wires. In this paper we propose a scheme to transport Majorana fermions between the ends of different wires using tunneling…

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