First direct observation of Dirac fermions in graphite

@article{Zhou2006FirstDO,
  title={First direct observation of Dirac fermions in graphite},
  author={S. Y. Zhou and Gey-Hong Gweon and Jeff Graf and A. V. Fedorov and Catalin D. Spataru and Renee D. Diehl and Yakov Kopelevich and D-H Lee and Steven G. Louie and Alessandra Lanzara},
  journal={Nature Physics},
  year={2006},
  volume={2},
  pages={595-599}
}
Originating from relativistic quantum field theory, Dirac fermions have been invoked recently to explain various peculiar phenomena in condensed-matter physics, including the novel quantum Hall effect in graphene1,2, the magnetic-field-driven metal–insulator-like transition in graphite3,4, superfluidity in 3He (ref. 5) and the exotic pseudogap phase of high-temperature superconductors6,7. Despite their proposed key role in those systems, direct experimental evidence of Dirac fermions has been… Expand
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