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Title: Stabilization and control of Majorana bound states with elongated skyrmions

We show that elongated magnetic skyrmions can host Majorana bound states in a proximity-coupled two-dimensional electron gas sandwiched between a chiral magnet and an s-wave superconductor. Our proposal requires stable skyrmions with unit topological charge, which can be realized in a wide range of multilayer magnets, and it allows quantum information transfer by using standard methods in spintronics via skyrmion motion. Finally, we also show how braiding operations can be realized in our proposal.
Authors:
 [1] ;  [1] ;  [1]
  1. Univ. of Nebraska, Lincoln, NE (United States). Dept. of Physics and Astronomy and Nebraska Center for Materials and Nanoscience
Publication Date:
Grant/Contract Number:
SC0014189
Type:
Accepted Manuscript
Journal Name:
Physical Review B
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Volume: 97; Journal Issue: 11; Journal ID: ISSN 2469-9950
Publisher:
American Physical Society (APS)
Research Org:
Univ. of Nebraska, Lincoln, NE (United States)
Sponsoring Org:
USDOE Office of Science (SC), Basic Energy Sciences (BES) (SC-22)
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
75 CONDENSED MATTER PHYSICS, SUPERCONDUCTIVITY AND SUPERFLUIDITY
OSTI Identifier:
1426480
Alternate Identifier(s):
OSTI ID: 1426513