Topological states in 2D materials (Topo2D)

Contacts: Rebeca RIBEIRO-PALAU

Our lab focuses on the investigation of the fundamental properties of topological states of matter obtained in two-dimensional materials, either as an intrinsic propertie or drive by an external field. We combine innovative sample fabrication techniques with low temperatures electronic transport measurements to understand the physical origin and how to control topological phases. Our research is mainly divided in two areas: 


Quantum Hall effect in graphene

Quantum Hall effect in graphene

From fundamental to applications

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Topological spin and valley currents

Topological spin and valley currents

Origin and control of topological states in 2D materials

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"A topologist is a mathematician who cannot tell the difference between a doughnut and a coffee cup" Anonymous




Publications - Topo2D

Members - Topo2D


Our new Perpectives article is online in Nature Materials

Disorder in van der Waals heterostructures of 2D materials

May 2019

Our latest just appeared on Nano Letters

High quality electrostatically defined Hall bars in monolayer graphene

March 2019

Our latest work is now available in PRL

Competing Fractional Quantum Hall and Electron Solid Phases in Graphene

January 2019

Our latest work is now available in Science!

Twistable electronics with dynamically rotatable heterostructures

August 2018