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Dirac and Majorana edge states in graphene and topological superconductors

@inproceedings{Akhmerov2011DiracAM,
  title={Dirac and Majorana edge states in graphene and topological superconductors},
  author={A. Akhmerov},
  year={2011}
}
This dissertation is about transport and electronic properties of two types of electronic states occuring at the edges, which are protected by symmetry between positive and negative energies. One type of these states is shown to occur universally in graphene. It is also described how another type of edge states, Majorana fermions, can be used for topological quantum computation. 
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