Alexander Lau

Department:ITF - Theoretical Solid State Physics
Address:IFW Dresden
Helmholtzstraße 20
01069 Dresden
Telephone number:+49-351-4659-1838
E-mail:a.lau(at)ifw-dresden.de



Scientific Interests

  • Topological phases: 2D and 3D topological insulators, Weyl semimetals, optical lattices
  • Strongly correlated electron systems: topological order, high-Tc superconductivity
  • Magnetism

Publications

A. Lau, J. van den Brink, and C. Ortix
Topological mirror insulators in one dimension
Phys. Rev. B 94, 165164 (2016) URL

A. Lau, C. Ortix, and J. van den Brink
Topological edge states with zero Hall conductivity in a dimerized Hofstadter model
Phys. Rev. Lett. 115, 216805 (2015) URL

A. Lau, C. Ortix, and J. van den Brink
One-dimensional Dirac electrons on the surface of weak topological insulators
Phys. Rev. B 91, 085106 (2015) URL

A. Lau, and C. Timm
Topological surface states and Andreev bound states in superconducting iron pnictides
Phys. Rev. B 90, 024517 (2014) URL

A. Lau, and C. Timm
Topological surface states in paramagnetic and antiferromagnetic iron pnictides
Phys. Rev. B 88, 165402 (2013) URL