Pairing instabilities in topological insulator quantum wells

  title={Pairing instabilities in topological insulator quantum wells},
  author={Predrag Nikoli{\'c} and Zlatko Tes̆anovi{\'c}},
  journal={Physical Review B},
Institute for Quantum Matter at Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21218, USA(Dated: August 6, 2012)Topological insulator quantum wells with induced attractive interactions between electrons arecandidate systems for the realization of novel vortex lattice states with time-reversal symmetry,and incompressible quantum vortex liquids with fractional excitations. We analyze the competi-tion between different pairing channels stimulated by the superconducting proximity effect in thesequantum… 

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