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Topological phenomena are ubiquitous in electronic condensed matter physics. The study of these phenomena has been developed independently, but in recent years there has been a great amount of convergence. On one hand, topological phenomena have played a central role in the quantum Hall effect for many years. More recently, the non-Abelian quantum Hall states have attracted a great deal of attention, both experimentally and theoretically. On the other hand, in a completely different development taking place within the past five years, topological band insulators have been discovered theoretically, and soon after experimentally. This has led to a high level of activity in this field. The area of topological phenomena in electronic condensed matter physics is an emergent field revealing most fundamental aspects of quantum many-body physics, with potential applications to quantum computation. This two-week event will bring together leading experts in these areas with the aim of nucleating new ideas and conceptual developments. -- NOTE: This conference was recorded automatically in slots of one hour and processed without human intervention. Lectures may be split between videos; their starting time may not coincide with the beginning of videos and intervals were not removed.

Topological Aspects of Condensed Matter Physics (Workshop and School) ICTP - The Abdus Salam International Centre for Theoretical Physics

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Topological phenomena are ubiquitous in electronic condensed matter physics. The study of these phenomena has been developed independently, but in recent years there has been a great amount of convergence. On one hand, topological phenomena have played a central role in the quantum Hall effect for many years. More recently, the non-Abelian quantum Hall states have attracted a great deal of attention, both experimentally and theoretically. On the other hand, in a completely different development taking place within the past five years, topological band insulators have been discovered theoretically, and soon after experimentally. This has led to a high level of activity in this field. The area of topological phenomena in electronic condensed matter physics is an emergent field revealing most fundamental aspects of quantum many-body physics, with potential applications to quantum computation. This two-week event will bring together leading experts in these areas with the aim of nucleating new ideas and conceptual developments. -- NOTE: This conference was recorded automatically in slots of one hour and processed without human intervention. Lectures may be split between videos; their starting time may not coincide with the beginning of videos and intervals were not removed.

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