Unconventional Josephson junctions with topological Kondo insulator weak links

  title={Unconventional Josephson junctions with topological Kondo insulator weak links},
  author={Xue-Sheng Ye and Jacob Cook and Erik Huemiller and A. D. K. Finck and Pouyan Ghaemi and Thomas Vojta and Vivekananda P. Adiga and S. R. Saha and Johnpierre Paglione and C Kurter},
  journal={Physical Review B},
Proximity-induced superconductivity in three dimensional (3D) topological insulators forms a new quantum phase of matter and accommodates exotic quasiparticles such as Majorana bound states. One of the biggest drawbacks of the commonly studied 3D topological insulators is the presence of conducting bulk that obscures both surface states and low energy bound states. Introducing superconductivity in topological Kondo insulators such as SmB$_6$, however, is promising due to their true insulating… 
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