Dissipative topological superconductors in number-conserving systems

  title={Dissipative topological superconductors in number-conserving systems},
  author={Fernando Iemini and Davide Rossini and Rosario Fazio and Sebastian Diehl and Leonardo Mazza},
  journal={Physical Review B},
We discuss the dissipative preparation of p-wave superconductors in number-conserving one-dimensional fermionic systems. We focus on two setups: the first one entails a single wire coupled to a bath, whereas in the second one the environment is connected to a two-leg ladder. Both settings lead to stationary states which feature the bulk properties of a p-wave superconductor, identified in this number-conserving setting through the long-distance behavior of the proper p-wave correlations. The… 

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