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The quantum spin Hall QSH phase is a time reversal invariant electronic state with a bulk electronic band gap that supports the transport of charge and spin in gapless edge states. We show that this phase is associated with a novel $Z 2$ topological invariant, which distinguishes it from an ordinary insulator. The $Z 2$ classification, which is defined for time reversal invariant Hamiltonians, is analogous to the Chern number classification of the quantum Hall effect. We establish the $Z 2$ order of the QSH phase in the two band model of graphene and propose a generalization of the formalism applicable to multi band and interacting systems.



Author: C. L. Kane; E. J. Mele

Source: https://archive.org/



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