K-theory and index theory of edge-following states in topological insulators

Guo Chuan Thiang

*(University of Adelaide)*

10:00-11:15, Oct, 26, 287 15:30-16:45 Oct 28, 2019 Science Building A510

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I will provide, with concretely computable examples, a mathematical introduction to the mathematics governing topological insulators and their remarkable edge-following states. These recently discovered materials realise in real physical world, deep K-theory, index-theory, and noncommutative geometry principles.

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