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Estimating disorder and its adverse effects in semiconductor Majorana nanowires

  title={Estimating disorder and its adverse effects in semiconductor Majorana nanowires},
  author={Seongjin Ahn and Haining Pan and Benjamin D. Woods and Tudor D Stanescu and Sankar Das Sarma},
  • Seongjin Ahn, Haining Pan, +2 authors S. Sarma
  • Published 31 August 2021
  • Physics
We use the available transport measurements in the literature to develop a dataset for the likely amount of disorder in semiconductor (InAs and InSb) materials which are used in fabricating the superconductor-semiconductor nanowire samples in the experimental search for Majorana zero modes. Using the estimated disorder in direct Majorana simulations, we conclude that the current level of disorder in semiconductor Majorana nanowires is at least an order of magnitude higher than that necessary… Expand
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