Impurities and Defects in Topological Insulators

  • Shun-Qing ShenEmail author
Part of the Springer Series in Solid-State Sciences book series (SSSOL, volume 187)


Impurities and defects in topological insulators can be regarded as system boundaries. Bound states may form around these impurities or defects for the same reason that the edge or surface states form.


Topological Insulators Quantum Spin Hall Systems Edge States Time-reversed Counterpart Double Degeneracy 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of PhysicsThe University of Hong KongHong KongChina

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