# Topological Kondo insulators.

@article{Dzero2009TopologicalKI, title={Topological Kondo insulators.}, author={Maxim Dzero and Kai Sun and Victor M. Galitski and Piers Coleman}, journal={Physical review letters}, year={2009}, volume={104 10}, pages={ 106408 } }

Kondo insulators are a particularly simple type of heavy electron material, where a filled band of heavy quasiparticles gives rise to a narrow band insulator. Starting with the Anderson lattice Hamiltonian, we develop a topological classification of emergent band structures for Kondo insulators and show that these materials may host three-dimensional topological insulating phases. We propose a general and practical prescription of calculating the Z(2) topological indices for various lattice…

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