# Strong localization of Majorana end States in chains of magnetic adatoms.

@article{Peng2015StrongLO, title={Strong localization of Majorana end States in chains of magnetic adatoms.}, author={Yang Peng and F Pientka and Leonid I. Glazman and Felix von Oppen}, journal={Physical review letters}, year={2015}, volume={114 10}, pages={ 106801 } }

A recent experiment [Nadj-Perge et al, Science 346, 602 (2014)] gives possible evidence for Majorana bound states in chains of magnetic adatoms placed on a superconductor. While many features of the observed end states are naturally interpreted in terms of Majorana states, their strong localization remained puzzling. We consider a linear chain of Anderson impurities on a superconductor as a minimal model and treat it largely analytically within mean-field theory. We explore the phase diagram…

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