Project B09

Prof. Dr. Milena Grifoni
Prof. Dr. John Schliemann
 Julian Siegl
 Bashab Dey

Topological phases and spin-orbit effects in driven superconductors


To which extent can intense driving fields be used to generate, steer and/or characterize nontrivial superconducting phases? In the first part of the project we shall focus on the potential of Floquet band engineering to induce topological superconducting phases in 2D systems with strong Rashba and/or Ising spin-orbit coupling. In the second part we shall look at transport set-ups, with the objective of identifying specific signatures of Ising superconductivity. Focus will be on the transport characteristics of NbSe2 based Josephson junctions under microwave irradiation.