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PhD Thesis Presentation
Ising and Topological Superconductivity in Transition Metal Dichalcogenides and Doped Topological Insulators
Speaker Mr Fanqi Yuan
Department of Physics, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
Date 29 June 2017 (Thursday)
Time 14:30 - 15:30
Venue Room 4472 (Lifts 25-26), HKUST
In this thesis, we study the novel properties of the superconducting phases of twodimensional transition metal dichalcogenides and of Nb doped topological insulator Bi2Se3. In particular, we focus on the magnetic properties of these superconducting materials. Due to the special spin-orbit coupling in two-dimensional transition metal dichalcogenides, the in-plane upper critical fields are greatly enhanced. The unconventional superconductivity in Nb-doped Bi2Se3 makes it possible that nonzero magnetization can be induced by chiral Cooper pairs.