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Chapter 12

Discovery of Novel Topological Materials Via High-throughput Computational Search

Topological materials realize new states of matter characterized by the topologically non-trivial electronic structure. Since the discovery of topological insulators, their study has been fruitful for both the theoretical and the experimental side of condensed matter physics. First-principles electronic structure calculations have played a key role in the rapid development of the field by facilitating the identification of materials realizing new topological phases envisioned by theorists. Following this success, we implement a high-throughput computational search scheme to uncover novel topological materials, thus providing a new playground for the fundamental study of topological phases and their potential technological applications.

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Print publication date
02 Nov 2018
Copyright year
2019
Print ISBN
978-1-78262-961-0
PDF eISBN
978-1-78801-012-2
ePub eISBN
978-1-78801-562-2