Our Science Highlights represent some of the most exciting, cutting-edge and high-impact research occurring at the lab. The most recent Science Highlight on condensed matter research is below. Also, use the search box below to search all MagLab Science Highlights by research area, including numerous condensed matter science topics such as graphene, molecular conductors and topological matter.
Latest Condensed Matter Science Highlight
The observation of topological states coupled with superconductivity represents an opportunity for scientists to manipulate nontrivial superconducting states via the spin-orbit interaction. While superconductivity has been extensively studied since its discovery in 1910, the advent of topological materials gives scientists a new avenue to explore quantum matter. BiPd is being studied using "MagLab-sized fields" by scientists from LSU in an effort to determine if it is indeed a topological superconductor. Read more.