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2015 MRS Fall Meeting Logo2015 MRS Fall Meeting & Exhibit

November 29-December 4, 2015 | Boston
Meeting Chairs: T. John Balk, Ram Devanathan, George G. Malliaras, Larry A. Nagahara, Luisa Torsi

Symposium TT : Topology in Materials Science—Biological and Functional Nanomaterials, Metrology and Modeling

2015-11-30   Show All Abstracts

Symposium Organizers

Zhong Fang, Inst. of Physics, Chinese Academy of Sciences
Sanju Gupta, Western Kentucky University
Avadh Saxena, Los Alamos National Laboratory
Gerd Schroeder-Turk, Murdoch University

Symposium Support

Chinese Academy of Sciences, Institute of Physics
Karlsruhe Institute of Technology
Los Alamos National Laboratory
Western Kentucky University
TT2: Biomacromolecular Systems and Patterns
Session Chairs
Frederick MacKintosh
Monday PM, November 30, 2015
Sheraton, 2nd Floor, Independence East

2:30 AM - *TT2.01
Mechanical Phase Transitions in Extracellular Matrices: Control of Mechanics by Strain and Network Topology

Frederick C. MacKintosh 1

1VU University Amsterdam Ann Arbor United States

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3:00 AM - TT2.02
Characterization Methodology for Ideal and Non-Ideal Biological Plywoods, Beetle Cuticle as an Example

Oscar Aguilar Gutierrez 1 Alejandro D. Rey 1

1McGill University Montreal Canada

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3:15 AM - TT2.03
Revealing the Secrets of Calcium Phosphate Neuron-Like Structures

Vesna Srot 1 Montserrat Espanol 2 3 4 Zhitong Zhao 2 3 Peter A. Van Aken 1 Maria-Pau Ginebra 2 3 4

1Max-Planck-Institute for Solid State Research Stuttgart Germany2Technical University of Catalonia Barcelona Spain3Technical University of Catalonia Barcelona Spain4Biomaterials, and Nanomedicine Barcelona Spain

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3:30 AM - TT2.04
Dynamic Melting Properties of Photoswitch-Modified DNA Studied with Dynamic Force Spectroscopy

Jie Zhang 1 Yunqi Yan 1 Soumyadyuti Samai 1 David S. Ginger 1

1University of Washington Seattle United States

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3:45 AM - TT2.05
Modeling of Polymer Films and Capsules Stabilized via Coiled-Coil Peptides

Andrew Christofferson 1 Adam Gormley 2 Rona Chandrawati 2 Coleen Loynachan 2 Coline Jumeaux 2 Arbel Artzy-Schnirman 2 Daniel Aili 3 Molly Stevens 2 Irene Yarovsky 1

1RMIT University Melbourne Australia2Imperial College London London United Kingdom3Linkoping University Linkoping Sweden

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4:00 AM -
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4:30 AM - *TT2.06
Morphological Changes and Membrane Transformations in Giant Lipid Vesicles

Tom Robinson 1 Rumiana Dimova 1

1Max Planck Institute of Colloids and Interfaces Potsdam Germany

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5:00 AM - TT2.07
Tadpoles: New Entangled Motifs in Protein

Joanna Ida Sulkowska 1 2

1University of Warsaw Warszawa Poland2University of Warsaw Warsaw Poland

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5:15 AM - TT2.08
Proteins Analysed as Virtual Knots

Keith Alexander 1 Alexander John Taylor 1 Mark R Dennis 1

1University of Bristol Bristol United Kingdom

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5:30 AM - TT2.09
Topological Characterization of Nanofiber Coating Layer on Implant Surfaces

Ameer H.A.A. Shawk 1 Liang Chen 2 Wei-Ping Ren 2 Xin Wu 1 James Sun 1 Wendy Wang 1

1Wayne State University Detroit United States2Wayne State University Detroit United States

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5:45 AM - TT2.10
Separating Knots in Biological Polymers

Elena Boniolo 1 Annela Seddon 1 Simon Hanna 1 Mark R Dennis 1 Mervyn Miles 1

1University of Bristol Bristol United Kingdom

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TT3: Poster Session: Topology in Materials Sciencemdash; Biological and Functional Nanomaterials, Metrology and Modeling
Session Chairs
Joanna Sulkowska
Parijat Sengupta
Monday PM, November 30, 2015
Hynes, Level 1, Hall B

9:00 AM - TT3.01
Quantum Transport in HgTe/CdTe Topological Insulator Structures

Philippe Ballet 1 Candice Thomas 1 Olivier Crauste 1 Tristan Meunier 1 Laurent P. Levy 1

1CEA-LETI Grenoble France

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9:00 AM - TT3.02
Modular Fabrication of Non-Cylindrical Nanofiber Geometries

Nina Sinatra 1 Andrew Capulli 1 Kevin Kit Parker 1

1Harvard University Cambridge United States

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9:00 AM - TT3.03
Capillary Flow of Cell-Mimetic and Hairy Vesicles via Dissipative Particle Dynamics

Xiaolei Chu 1 Fikret Aydin 1 Geetartha Uppaladadium 1 Xiang Yu 1 Meenakshi Dutt 1

1Rutgers University Piscataway United States

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9:00 AM - TT3.04
Site-Selective Assembly of Nano-Features on Nanoporous Platforms by Block Copolymer-Based Lithography

Nam-Kyun Kim 1 Dong-Eun Lee 1 JiNa Park 1 SeongHo Park 1 JeongHui Lee 1 Dong Hyun Lee 1

1Dankook University Yongin-si Korea (the Republic of)

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9:00 AM - TT3.05
Topology of Computer Simulated Nanoporous Metallic Binary Alloys: The Case of AgAu

David Hinojosa-Romero 1 Ariel A. Valladares 1 Alexander Valladares 2 Renela M. Valladares 2

1IIM-UNAM Mexico DF Mexico2F Ciencias UNAM Meacute;xico D. F. Mexico

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9:00 AM - TT3.06
Topology of Computer Generated Nanoporous Metal-Based Binary Alloys: The Case of PdH

Isaias Rodriguez 2 Renela M. Valladares 2 Alexander Valladares 2 Ariel A. Valladares 1

1IIM-UNAM Mexico DF Mexico2F Ciencias, UNAM Mexico, D. F. Mexico

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9:00 AM - TT3.07
Fabrication of Nanostructures with Long-Range Order of Block Copolymers on Soft Surface Patterns

Dong-Eun Lee 1 Nam-Kyun Kim 1 JiNa Park 1 SeongHo Park 1 JeongHui Lee 1 Dong Hyun Lee 1

1Dankook University Yongin-si Korea (the Republic of)

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9:00 AM - TT3.08
Cellular Alignment in Response to Geometric Cues

Nathan Donald Bade 1 Christopher Chen 2 Richard Assoian 1 Randall Kamien 1 Kathleen Stebe 1

1University of Pennsylvania Philadelphia United States2Boston University Boston United States

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9:00 AM - TT3.09
Modeling of Morphological Evolution of Catalyst for the Synthesis of 1D Carbon Nanostructures on SiC

Mervenaz Sahin 1 Hamdi Tuna Yener 1 Nur Seda Aydin 1 Emre Kayali 2 Elif Mercan 2 Goknur Cambaz Buke 2 Ersin Emre Oren 1

1TOBB University of Economics and Technology Ankara Turkey2TOBB University of Economics and Technology Ankara Turkey

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TT1: Topological Matter and Metrology
Session Chairs
Avadh Saxena
Sanju Gupta
Monday AM, November 30, 2015
Sheraton, 2nd Floor, Independence East

9:15 AM - *TT1.01
High-Throughput Screening of Crystalline Porous Materials

Christopher Harley Rycroft 1

1Harvard University Cambridge United States

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9:45 AM - *TT1.02
Topological Matter and Universality: Crystals, Wavefunction, Gauge-Fields, Space-Time, Biology

Satoshi Tanda 1 2

1Hokkaido Univ. Sapporo Hokkaido Japan2Center of Topological Science and Technology Sapporo Japan

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10:15 AM - TT1.03
Topology in Continuum Dislocation Dynamics and Work Hardening of Single Crystals

Thomas Hochrainer 1

1Univ Bremen Bremen Germany

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10:30 AM - TT1.04
Topological Modes Bound to Lattice Dislocations in Mechanical Metamaterials

Jayson Paulose 1 Bryan Gin-ge Chen 1 Vincenzo Vitelli 1

1Leiden University Leiden Netherlands

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10:45 AM - TT1.05
Impact of the Molecular Topology on the Distribution of Counter-Ions around Flexible Charged Macromolecules

Alexandros Chremos 1 Jack F. Douglas 1

1National Institute of Standards and Technology Gaithersburg United States

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11:00 AM -
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11:30 AM - *TT1.06
Some Aspects of Topological Mechanics: Entanglements, Knots, Networks and Surgery

L. Mahadevan 1

1Harvard Univ Cambridge United States

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12:00 PM - *TT1.07
Topological Data Analysis for Materials Science

Vanessa Robins 1

1The Australian National University Acton Australia

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12:30 PM - TT1.08
Magnetic Charges, Dirac Strings and Emergent Frustration: Harnessing Topological Properties in Artificial, Functional Magnetic Nano-Materials

Cristiano Nisoli 1

1Los Alamos National Laboratory Los Alamos United States

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12:45 PM - TT1.09
Novel Electron-Driven Phases in Frustrated Kagome Magnets

Gia-Wei Chern 1 2

1Los Alamos National Laboratory Los Alamos United States2University of Virginia Charlottesville United States

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2015-12-01   Show All Abstracts

Symposium Organizers

Zhong Fang, Inst. of Physics, Chinese Academy of Sciences
Sanju Gupta, Western Kentucky University
Avadh Saxena, Los Alamos National Laboratory
Gerd Schroeder-Turk, Murdoch University

Symposium Support

Chinese Academy of Sciences, Institute of Physics
Karlsruhe Institute of Technology
Los Alamos National Laboratory
Western Kentucky University
TT5: Curved Nanocarbons and Topology and Geometry of Curved Structures
Session Chairs
Sanju Gupta
Rossen Dandoloff
Tuesday PM, December 01, 2015
Sheraton, 2nd Floor, Independence East

2:45 AM - *TT5.01
Classical and Quantum Mechanics of Curved Nanocarbons

Hiroyuki Shima 1 Yoshiyuki Suda 2 Hideo Yoshioka 3 Jun Onoe 4

1University of Yamanashi Kofu Japan2Toyohashi University of Technology Toyohashi Japan3Nara Women's University Nara Japan4Nagoya University Nagoya Japan

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3:15 AM - TT5.02
Helicoidal Graphene Nanoribbons: Chiraltronics

Avadh Saxena 1

1Los Alamos National Laboratory Los Alamos United States

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3:30 AM - TT5.03
Quantifying the Topology of Hierarchical Nanocarbons across Four Orders of Magnitude in Length Scale

Eric R Meshot 1 Francesco Fornasiero 1

1Lawrence Livermore National Lab Livermore United States

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3:45 AM - TT5.04
Modeling the Morphology of Aligned Carbon Nanotube Arrays in Three Dimensions

Itai Y Stein 1 Bharath Natarajan 2 3 James Alexander Liddle 2 Brian Wardle 4

1Massachusetts Institute of Technology Cambridge United States2National Institute of Standards and Technology Gaithersburg United States3University of Maryland College Park United States4Massachusetts Institute of Technology Cambridge United States

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4:00 AM -
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4:30 AM - *TT5.05
Theory of Thermalized Sheets and Shells: Topology Matters

David Nelson 1

1Harvard University Cambridge United States

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5:00 AM - TT5.06
Defect-Driven Shape Transitions in Cohesive Filament Bundles

Gregory M Grason 1 Isaac R. Bruss 1

1University of Massachusetts Amherst Amherst United States

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5:15 AM - TT5.07
Dislocation-Mediated Reconfiguration of Tubular Crystals

Daniel Beller 1 David Nelson 1

1Harvard University Cambridge United States

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5:30 AM - TT5.08
Topological and Euclidean Metrics Reveal Surprising Spatial Structure in Stochastic Fiber Bundles

Brian Cox 1 Tony Fast 4 Hrishikesh Bale 3 Anna Scott 2

1Teledyne Thousand Oaks United States2University Southampton Southampton United Kingdom3Zeiss San Francisco United States4Georgia Tech Atlanta United States

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TT4: Gyroids and Minimal Surfaces Soft-Mattermdash;Liquid Crystals, Macromolecules, Polymers, Self-Assembly
Session Chairs
Gerd Schroeder-Turk
Christopher Rycroft
Tuesday AM, December 01, 2015
Sheraton, 2nd Floor, Independence East

9:00 AM - *TT4.01
Topology in Nature: On Order, Quasi-Order and Disorder

Bodo D. Wilts 1

1University of Fribourg Fribourg Switzerland

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9:30 AM - *TT4.02
Tiling of Triply-Periodic Minimal Surfaces

Myfanwy Ella Evans 1 Stephen Hyde 2

1Technische Universitauml;t Berlin Berlin Germany2Australian National University Canberra Australia

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10:00 AM - TT4.03
Flexible Brittle Materials through Mechanical Interlocking

Catalin R. Picu 1 Anirban Pal 1

1Rensselaer Polytechnic Inst Troy United States

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10:15 AM - TT4.04
Experimental Confirmation of Transformation Pathways between Inverse Double Diamond and Gyroid Cubic Phases

Annela Seddon 1 James Hallett 1 Charlotte Beddoes 2 Tomas Plivelic 3 Adam Squires 4

1University of Bristol Bristol United Kingdom2University of Bristol Bristol United Kingdom3Lund University Lund Sweden4University of Reading Reading United Kingdom

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10:30 AM - *TT4.05
Biomimetic Gyroid Nanostructures Generated by Direct Laser Writing

Min Gu 1

1Swinburne University of Technology Melbourne Australia

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11:00 AM -
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11:30 AM - *TT4.06
Cholesteric Geometry and Topology

Randall Kamien 1

1Univ of Pennsylvania Philadelphia United States

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12:00 PM - TT4.07
Theory and Experiments of Topologically Driven Flows in Nematic Suspensions

Christopher Peter Conklin 1 2 Chenhi Peng 3 4 Yubing Guo 3 4 Dmitry Golovaty 5 Jorge Vinals 1 2 Maria-Carme Calderer 6 Sergij V. Shiyanovskii 3 4 Qi-Huo Wei 3 4 Oleg D. Lavrentovich 3 4

1University of Minnesota Minneapolis United States2University of Minnesota Minneapolis United States3Kent State University Kent United States4Kent State University Kent United States5University of Akron Akron United States6University of Minnesota Minneapolis United States

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12:15 PM - TT4.08
Nanoscale Chemical and Topology Imaging with Photo-Induced Force Microscopy

William Morrison 1 Derek Brant Nowak 1 Sung Park 1 Daniel Sanders 2 Kristin Schmidt 2 Jane Frommer 2 Lei Wan 3 Ricardo Ruiz 3 Thomas Albrecht 3

1Molecular Vista Inc San Jose United States2IBM Almaden Research Center San Jose United States3HGST San Jose Research Center San Jose United States

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12:30 PM - TT4.09
Structure and Diffraction Optics of Surface Nano-Wrinkling in Chiral Liquid Crystals with Water-Induced Pitch Gradient

Pardis Rofouie 1 Damiano Pasini 1 Alejandro D. Rey 1

1McGill University Montreal Canada

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2015-12-02   Show All Abstracts

Symposium Organizers

Zhong Fang, Inst. of Physics, Chinese Academy of Sciences
Sanju Gupta, Western Kentucky University
Avadh Saxena, Los Alamos National Laboratory
Gerd Schroeder-Turk, Murdoch University

Symposium Support

Chinese Academy of Sciences, Institute of Physics
Karlsruhe Institute of Technology
Los Alamos National Laboratory
Western Kentucky University
TT7: Topological Defectsmdash;Structural and Magnetic
Session Chairs
Arun Bansil
Mingliang Tian
Wednesday PM, December 02, 2015
Sheraton, 2nd Floor, Independence East

2:30 AM - *TT7.01
Disordered Hyperuniform Materials: New States of Amorphous Matter

Salvatore Torquato 1

1Princeton University Princeton United States

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3:00 AM - *TT7.02
Magnetic Skyrmions in Confined Geometry

Haifeng Du 1 Renchao Che 4 Chiming Jin 1 Xuebing Zhao 4 Jiadong Zang 2 Song Jin 3 Mingliang Tian 1

1High Magnetic Field Laboratory Hefei China2University of New Hampshire Durham United States3University of Wisconsin Madson United States4Fudan University Shanghai China

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3:30 AM -
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4:30 AM - *TT7.04
Terasaki Ramps: Geometry and Topology of the Endoplasmic Reticulum

Greg Huber 1

1University of California Santa Barbara (UCSB) Santa Barbara United States

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5:00 AM - TT7.05
Symmetry Based Design of Skyrmionic Materials

Jiadong Zang 1

1University of New Hampshire Durham United States

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5:15 AM - TT7.06
Meron Spin Texture in Chiral Magnets with Easy-Plane Anisotropy

Shizeng Lin 1 Avadh Saxena 1 Cristian Batista 1

1Los Alamos National Laboratory Los Alamos United States

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5:30 AM - *TT7.07
The Miracle of Topological Phases Harbored by Quantum Matter

Arun Bansil 1

1Northeastern Univ Boston United States

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TT6: Topological Insulators and Topological Phases
Session Chairs
Zhong Fang
Charles Kane
Wednesday AM, December 02, 2015
Sheraton, 2nd Floor, Independence East

9:00 AM - *TT6.01
Symmetry Protected Topological Insulators and Semimetals

Charles Kane 1

1University of Pennsylvania Philadelphia United States

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9:30 AM - *TT6.02
Topological Obstructions to Band Insulating Behavior in Nonsymmorphic Crystalline Systems

Daniel Arovas 1

1University of California at San Diego La Jolla United States

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10:00 AM - TT6.03
Revealing Surface States in In-Doped SnTe Topological Crystalline Insulator Nanoplates

Jie Shen 1 Yujun Xie 1 Judy Cha 1

1Yale University New Haven United States

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10:15 AM - TT6.04
Quantum Spin Hall Effect in Ultrasonic Metamaterials

Hossein Mousavi 1 Alexander Khanikaev 2 Zheng Wang 1

1Univ of Texas-Austin Austin United States2City University of New York New York City United States

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10:30 AM - *TT6.05
Searching for Topological Semi-Metals in Realistic Materials

Xi Dai 1

1Chinese Academy of Sciences Beijing China

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11:00 AM -
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11:30 AM - *TT6.06
Materials Efforts for Topological Insulators and Superconductors

Yoichi Ando 1

1University of Cologne Kouml;ln Germany

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12:00 PM - *TT6.07
Probing Bloch Band Geometry and Topology with Ultracold Atoms

Ulrich Schneider 1 2 3

1University of Cambridge Cambridge United Kingdom2Ludwig Maximilians Universitauml;t Muuml;nchen Germany3Max Planck Institute for Quantum Optics Garching bei Muuml;nchen Germany

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12:30 PM - *TT6.08
The Quantum Anomalous Hall Effect in Magnetically Doped Topological Insulators

Qi-Kun Xue 1

1Tsinghua University Haidian, Beijing China

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