# Experimental realization of the topological Haldane model with ultracold fermions

@article{Jotzu2014ExperimentalRO, title={Experimental realization of the topological Haldane model with ultracold fermions}, author={G. Jotzu and Michaela Messer and R 'emi Desbuquois and Martin Lebrat and Thomas Uehlinger and Daniel Greif and Tilman Esslinger}, journal={Nature}, year={2014}, volume={515}, pages={237-240} }

The Haldane model on a honeycomb lattice is a paradigmatic example of a Hamiltonian featuring topologically distinct phases of matter. It describes a mechanism through which a quantum Hall effect can appear as an intrinsic property of a band structure, rather than being caused by an external magnetic field. Although physical implementation has been considered unlikely, the Haldane model has provided the conceptual basis for theoretical and experimental research exploring topological insulators…

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