Graphene analogues in bulk: the prediction and observation of 3D Dirac semimetals

Posted in Journal Articles on November 30, 2013 at 2:07 am by JCCMP

Experiment:

1. Observation of a topological 3D Dirac semimetal phase in high-mobility Cd3As2 and related materials.
Authors: M. Neupane, SuYang Xu, R. Sankar, N. Alidoust, G. Bian, Chang Liu, I. Belopolski, T.-R. Chang, H.-T. Jeng, H. Lin, A. Bansil, Fangcheng Chou, M. Z. Hasan
arXiv:1309.7892

2. Experimental Realization of a Three-Dimensional Dirac Semimetal.
Authors: Sergey Borisenko, Quinn Gibson, Danil Evtushinsky, Volodymyr Zabolotnyy, Bernd Buechner, Robert J. Cava
arXiv:1309.7978

3. Discovery of a Three-dimensional Topological Dirac Semimetal, Na3Bi
Authors: Z. K. Liu, B. Zhou, Z. J. Wang, H. M. Weng, D. Prabhakaran, S. -K. Mo, Y. Zhang, Z. X. Shen, Z. Fang, X. Dai, Z. Hussain, Y. L. Chen
arXiv:1310.0391

Theory:

4. Dirac Semimetal in Three Dimensions
Authors: S. M. Young, S. Zaheer, J. C. Y. Teo, C. L. Kane, E. J. Mele, and A. M. Rappe
Phys. Rev. Lett. 108, 140405 (2012)

5. Dirac semimetal and topological phase transitions in A3Bi (A=Na, K, Rb)
Authors: Zhijun Wang, Yan Sun, Xingqiu Chen, Cesare Franchini, Gang Xu, Hongming Weng, Xi Dai, Zhong Fang
Phys. Rev. B 85, 195320 (2012)

6. Three-dimensional Dirac semimetal and quantum transport in Cd3As2
Authors: Zhijun Wang, Hongming Weng, Quansheng Wu, Xi Dai, and Zhong Fang
Phys. Rev. B 88, 125427 (2013)

Recommended with a commentary by Joel E. Moore, UC Berkeley and LBNL
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