Mar 5-10: APS March Meeting 2023 (Las Vegas, US)

Several MAGMA members will attend the APS March Meeting 2023 in Las Vegas and the latest status will be presented there.


Oct 18-19: first MAGMA workshop (Jülich, Germany)

On October 18-19, we organized the first MAGMA workshop at Forschungszentrum Jülich, Peter Grünberg Institute 9. The two days were filled with talks by MAGMA members and invited speakers, as well as discussions and a lab tour. Here is an overview of the talks:

  • Thomas Schmidt (UL)
    Introduction to MAGMA: magnetic topological insulators for robust Majorana bound states
  • Max Vaßen-Carl (FZJ, PGI-9)
    Molecular beam epitaxy of magnetic and non-magnetic topological insulators
  • Lukasz Pluscinski (FZJ, PGI-6)
    Angle-resolved photoemission spectroscopy of magnetic topological insulators
  • Matvey Lyatti (FZJ, PGI-9)
    Fabrication of nanostructures from d-wave superconductors by focused ion beam milling
  • Kristof Moors (FZJ, PGI-9)
    Modeling Majorana devices based on (magnetic) topological insulators
  • Justus Teller (FZJ, PGI-9)
    Towards the Quantum Anomalous Hall Effect in Magnetic Topological Insulator Structures
  • Gerrit Behner (FZJ, PGI-9)
    Aharonov-Bohm effect in selectively grown topological insulator rings
  • Llorenç Serra (UIB-IFISC)
    Modeling the signals of Majorana bound states and Majorana chiral propagating states in magnetic TI’s using complex band structure methods
  • Philipp Rüßmann (FZJ, PGI-1/IAS-1)
    Magnetically doped topological insulators and superconducting proximity effect from first-principles
  • Nataliya Demarina (PGI-2/IAS-3)
    Self-consistent solution of Poisson and Schroedinger equations in lowdimensional structures
  • Roman Riwar (PGI-2/IAS-3)
    Topology versus circuit-QED: revisions & applications
  • Felix Lüpke (PGI-3)
    Scanning Tunneling Microscopy of (Magnetic) Topological Insulators
  • Malcolm Connolly (ICL)
    Nanoanalysis and microwave spectroscopy of quantum materials and devices: capabilities and future plans

Sep 20-21: QuantERA Strategic Conference (Cracow, Poland)

On September 20-21, we introduced our project at the QuantERA Strategic Conference in Cracow with a poster and a short video.