In this thesis I present the theoretical work on Fermionic surface states, and %the bulk Bosonic collective excitations in topological superfluids and superconductors. Broken symmetries %Bulk-edge correspondence in topological condensed matter systems have implications for the spectrum of Fermionic excitations confined on surfaces or topological defects. (Abstract shortened by ProQuest.)
|Commitee:||Halperin, Bill, Koch, Jens|
|School Location:||United States -- Illinois|
|Source:||DAI-B 78/08(E), Dissertation Abstracts International|
|Keywords:||Fermionic surface states, Topological defects|
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