Magic-angle semimetals

  title={Magic-angle semimetals},
  author={Yixing Fu and Elio J. K{\"o}nig and Justin H. Wilson and Yang-Zhi Chou and Jedediah H. Pixley},
  journal={npj Quantum Materials},
Breakthroughs in two-dimensional van der Waals heterostructures have revealed that twisting creates a moiré pattern that quenches the kinetic energy of electrons, allowing for exotic many-body states. We show that cold atomic, trapped ion, and metamaterial systems can emulate the effects of a twist in many models from one to three dimensions. Further, we demonstrate at larger angles (and argue at smaller angles) that by considering incommensurate effects, the magic-angle effect becomes a single… 
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