# Chiral Majorana fermion modes in a quantum anomalous Hall insulator–superconductor structure

@article{He2017ChiralMF, title={Chiral Majorana fermion modes in a quantum anomalous Hall insulator–superconductor structure}, author={Qing Lin He and Lei Pan and Alex Stern and Edward C. Burks and Xiaoyu Che and Gen Yin and Jing Wang and Biao Lian and Quan Zhou and Eun Sang Choi and Koichi Murata and Xufeng Kou and Zhijie Chen and Tianxiao Nie and Qiming Shao and Yabin Fan and Shou-Cheng Zhang and Kai Liu and Jing Xia and Kang L. Wang}, journal={Science}, year={2017}, volume={357}, pages={294 - 299} }

A propagating Majorana mode Although Majorana fermions remain elusive as elementary particles, their solid-state analogs have been observed in hybrid semiconductor-superconductor nanowires. In a nanowire setting, the Majorana states are localized at the ends of the wire. He et al. built a two-dimensional heterostructure in which a one-dimensional Majorana mode is predicted to run along the sample edge (see the Perspective by Pribiag). The heterostructure consisted of a quantum anomalous Hall… Expand

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