Browse Dissertations and Theses - Physics by Contributor "Leigh, Robert G"

  • Lapa, Matthew F. (2018-04-05)
    In this thesis we characterize various topological phases of matter by studying their response to external perturbations. In the first half of the thesis we study incompressible fluid phases with odd, or Hall, viscosity. ...

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  • Parrikar, Onkar (2016-06-03)
    In the first part of this thesis, we will study free fermions as models for topological insulators, on gravitational backgrounds which include both torsion and curvature, in d = 2 + 1 and d = 4 + 1 dimensions. We compute ...

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