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Quantum computer: New basis for stable quantum bits with exotic Majorana-particles discovered
Jülich 20.03.2017 - Majorana-particles are considered as promising candidates for stable quantum bits. Their realization is one of the biggest challenges for the development of quantum computers.
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VITI Partners


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 …

Jülich Meeting 2016

VITI Meeting 2016, Jülich

From December 1st until December 2nd 2016 the next VITI meeting will take place at Forschungszentrum Jülich. 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 2016, Jülich …

Helmholtz Virtual Institutes

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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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