Majorana modes and transport across junctions of superconductors and normal metals.

@article{Thakurathi2015MajoranaMA,
  title={Majorana modes and transport across junctions of superconductors and normal metals.},
  author={Manisha Thakurathi and Oindrila Deb and Diptiman Sen},
  journal={Journal of physics. Condensed matter : an Institute of Physics journal},
  year={2015},
  volume={27 27},
  pages={
          275702
        }
}
We study Majorana modes and transport in one-dimensional systems with a p-wave superconductor (SC) and normal metal leads. For a system with an SC lying between two leads, it is known that there is a Majorana mode at the junction between the SC and each lead. If the p-wave pairing Δ changes sign or if a strong impurity is present at some point inside the SC, two additional Majorana modes appear near that point. We study the effect of all these modes on the sub-gap conductance between the leads… Expand
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