# Experimental observation of topological Fermi arcs in type-II Weyl semimetal MoTe2

@article{Deng2016ExperimentalOO, title={Experimental observation of topological Fermi arcs in type-II Weyl semimetal MoTe2}, author={Ke Deng and Guoliang Wan and Peng Deng and Kenan Zhang and Shijie Ding and Eryin Wang and Mingzhe Yan and Huaqing Huang and Hongyun Zhang and Zhilin Xu and Jonathan D. Denlinger and Alexei V. Fedorov and Haitao Yang and Wenhui Duan and Hong Yao and Yang Wu and Shoushan Fan and Haijun Zhang and Xi Chen and Shuyun Zhou}, journal={Nature Physics}, year={2016}, volume={12}, pages={1105-1110} }

Observations of topological surface states provide strong evidence that MoTe2 is a type-II Weyl semimetal, hosting Weyl fermions that have no counterpart in high-energy physics.

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Fermi Arcs and Their Topological Character in the Candidate Type-II Weyl Semimetal MoTe 2

- Materials Science, Physics
- 2016

Researchers provide new evidence for the existence of type-II Weyl semimetals, which would be both conducting and insulating in different spatial directions.

Signature of type-II Weyl semimetal phase in MoTe2

- Physics, MedicineNature communications
- 2017

This work directly visualize the electronic structure of MoTe2, a recently proposed type-II TWS, using angle-resolved photoemission spectroscopy (ARPES), and unravels the unique surface Fermi arcs, in good agreement with ab initio calculations that have nontrivial topological nature.

Quasiparticle scattering in type-II Weyl semimetal MoTe2.

- Physics, MedicineJournal of physics. Condensed matter : an Institute of Physics journal
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Through measuring energy-dependent quasiparticle interference (QPI) patterns with a cryogenic scanning tunneling microscope, several characteristic features are found in the QPI patterns that lead to further understanding of the topological electronic structure of type-II Weyl semimetal MoTe2.

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Abstract WTe2 and its sister alloys have attracted tremendous attention in recent years due to the large non-saturating magnetoresistance and topological non-trivial properties. Herein, we briefly…

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- Physics, MedicineNature Communications
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Temperature-dependent magnetic penetration depth in the superconducting state of Td-MoTe2 under pressure is reported, suggesting a topologically nontrivial s+− order parameter, which is more likely to be realized in MoTe2 than the topologically trivial s++ state.

Universal response of the type-II Weyl semimetals phase diagram

- Physics
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MoTe2

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We present experimental evidence of an intriguing phase transition between distinct topological states in the type-II Weyl semimetal MoTe2. We observe anomalies in the Raman phonon frequencies and…

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