Z2 topological Anderson insulator

Ai Yamakage, Kentaro Nomura, Ken Ichiro Imura, Yoshio Kuramoto

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Effects of disorder on a two-dimensional Z2 topological insulator are studied numerically. We propose and study the phase diagram of a variant of Bernevig-Hughes-Zhang model, which takes account of the sz non-conserving spin-orbit coupling. Using scaling analyses, we determine the phase boundary and the critical exponent characterizing the transition between metallic and the topologically insulating phases.

Original languageEnglish
Article number042070
JournalJournal of Physics: Conference Series
Issue numberPART 4
Publication statusPublished - 2012
Externally publishedYes
Event26th International Conference on Low Temperature Physics, LT 2011 - Beijing, China
Duration: Aug 10 2011Aug 17 2011

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • General Physics and Astronomy


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