Quasi-particle current in planar Majorana nanowires

Osca, Javier; Serra, Llorenç
Journal of Physics: Conference Series 647, 012063 (1-4) (2015)

We calculate the local quasi-particle current of a Majorana state in a planar hybrid (superconductor-semiconductor) nanowire. In absence of perpendicular components of the magnetic field the current flows in circular trajectories without a preferred orientation. On the other hand, when a perpendicular component of the magnetic field is present the quasi-particle current circulates surrounding the Majorana density peak with an orientation established by the magnetic field.

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