Jul 2-5: Condensed Matter and Quantum Matter 2024 (St Andrews, UK)

May 7-10: QUANTUMatter 2024 (San Sebastian, Spain)

Mar 17-22: DPG Spring Meeting (Berlin, Germany)


Oct 4-5: second MAGMA workshop (Jülich, Germany)

  • Max Vaßen-Carl (FZJ, PGI-9)
    Towards inducing superconductivity in magnetic topological insulator nanostructures
  • Julian Legendre (UL)
    Analytical models for the topological description of a finite size magnetic topological insulator/superconductor heterostructure
  • Gerrit Behner (FZJ, PGI-9)
    Transport phenomena in topological insulator multi-terminal devices
  • Dennis Heffels (FZJ, PGI-9)
    Modeling Andreev spectrum of Josephson junctions with topological insulator materials
  • Seyed Akbar Jafari (FZJ, PGI-2 & Sharif Univ. of Technology)
    Topological superconductivity with chiral fermions
  • Vincent Mourik (FZJ, PGI-11)
    Non reproducible claims in Majorana research – can we do better?
  • Kaycee Underwood (FZJ, PGI-9)
    Epitaxial growth of magnetic topological insulators
  • Jan Karthein (FZJ, PGI-9)
    Optimization of magnetic topological insulators by magneto-transport measurements
  • Daniele Di Miceli (CSIC-UIB & UL)
    Quasiparticle transport in normal-hybridized junctions with topological insulators
  • Eduárd Zsurka (FZJ, PGI-9 & UL)
    Realistic modeling of magnetic topological insulator nanoribbons

Sep 13-15: ML4Q Conference 2023 (Königswinter, Germany)

Kristof Moors, Dennis Heffels, Eduárd Zsurka, Peter Schüffelgen, Detlev Grützmacher
Modeling Majorana devices with topological insulator materials: latest developments

Jan Karthein, Jonas Buchhorn, Kaycee Underwood, Adbur Rehman Jalil, Peter Schüffelgen, Thomas Schäpers, Detlev Grützmacher
Optimization of magnetic topological insulators by magneto-transport measurements

Sep 4-8: CMD30 FisMat 2023 (Milan, Italy)

Daniele Di Miceli
Antisymmetric Breaking of Voltage Gauge Invariance due to Majorana States in Magnetic Topological Insulators

Jun 5-6: Novel trends in topological systems and quantum thermodynamics (IFISC, Palma de Mallorca, Spain)

Daniele Di Miceli
Topological Superconductivity and Majorana Modes in Magnetic Topological Insulators

May 23-25: International Quantum Matter Conference & Expo (Madrid, Spain)

Llorenç Serra
Majorana modes and gauge invariance of NSN junctions of magnetic topological insulators

May 4-5: GRADnet workshop on Topological states in solid-state devices as a resource for quantum computing (Univ. of Surrey, Guildford, UK)

Kristof Moors
Modeling topological material-based hybrid devices for quantum applications

Mar 28-31: Topological Matter Conference (Athens, Greece)

Daniele Di Miceli, Llorenç Serra
Poster n°1: Majorana Modes Break Voltage Gauge Invariance in NSN Junctions
of Magnetic Topological Insulators

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:

Abstract: K43.00008: Towards a robust Majorana platform based on magnetic topological insulator nanoribbons
Session K43: Transport and Edge States in Magnetic Topological Insulators
3:00 PM–5:48 PM, Tuesday, March 7, 2023
Room: Room 317


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.