Correlation effects in two-dimensional topological insulators.

  title={Correlation effects in two-dimensional topological insulators.},
  author={Martin Hohenadler and Fakher F. Assaad},
  journal={Journal of physics. Condensed matter : an Institute of Physics journal},
  volume={25 14},
  • M. Hohenadler, F. Assaad
  • Published 8 November 2012
  • Physics
  • Journal of physics. Condensed matter : an Institute of Physics journal
Topological insulators have become one of the most active research areas in condensed matter physics. This article reviews progress on the topic of electronic correlation effects in the two-dimensional case, with a focus on systems with intrinsic spin-orbit coupling and numerical results. Topics addressed include an introduction to the noninteracting case, an overview of theoretical models, correlated topological band insulators, interaction-driven phase transitions, topological Mott insulators… 
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