Neutron tomography of magnetic Majorana fermions in a proximate quantum spin liquid

@inproceedings{Banerjee2016NeutronTO,
  title={Neutron tomography of magnetic Majorana fermions in a proximate quantum spin liquid},
  author={Arnab Banerjee and Jiaqiang Yan and Johannes Knolle and Craig A. Bridges and Matthew B. Stone and Mark D. Lumsden and David G. Mandrus and David Alan Tennant and Roderich Moessner and Stephen E. Nagler},
  year={2016}
}
Quantum matter provides an effective vacuum out of which arise emergent particles not corresponding to any experimentally detected elementary particle. Topological quantum materials in particular have become a focus of intense research in part because of the remarkable possibility to realize Majorana fermions, with their potential for new, decoherence-free quantum computing architectures. In this paper we undertake a study on high-quality single crystal of -RuCl3 which has been identified as a… 
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