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In the Virtual Institute for Topological Insulators different experimental groups (Forschungszentrum Jülich: PGI-9 and PGI-6, RWTH Aachen, Würzburg, University, Shanghai: SIMIT) are collaborating closely in the field of material development, characterization and electron transport. The experimental work is supplemented by theory groups at Forschungszentrum Jülich: PGI-1/IAS-1, Uni Würzburg and Chinese Academy of Sciences: SIMIT, which contribute to each of the experimental areas. More: Partners …


Topological Insulators

Topological insulators are very promising materials for electronic devices employed in future ultrafast computers or smart phones. The material might also pave the way for novel spin electronic devices and by that enable energy efficient “green” information technology. More: Topological Insulators …

Shanghai VITI Meeting 2016

VITI Meeting 2017, Shanghai

From April 20th until April 21st 2017 the next VITI meeting will take place at SIMIT Shanghai. During the meeting recent progress of the work at VITI regarding physics and applications of 2- and 3-dimensional topological insulators will be discussed. This includes the fabrication of layer systems by epitaxial growth, material characterization, transport experiments, theoretical studies in topological insulators and superconductor/topological insulator structures. More: VITI Meeting 2017, Shanghai …

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A Helmholtz Virtual Institute brings together the key competencies of one or more Helmholtz Centres with those of one or more universities to create a centre of excellence of international standing.

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