Edge states of the long-range Kitaev chain: An analytical study

  title={Edge states of the long-range Kitaev chain: An analytical study},
  author={Simon B. J{\"a}ger and Luca Dell'Anna and Giovanna Morigi},
  journal={Physical Review B},
We analyze the properties of the edge states of the one-dimensional Kitaev model with long-range anisotropic pairing and tunneling. Tunneling and pairing are assumed to decay algebraically with exponents $\ensuremath{\alpha}$ and $\ensuremath{\beta}$, respectively, and $\ensuremath{\alpha},\ensuremath{\beta}g1$. We determine analytically the decay of the edge modes. We show that the decay is exponential for $\ensuremath{\alpha}=\ensuremath{\beta}$ and when the coefficients scaling tunneling and… 

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