Physicist Marcel Franz is interested in theoretical condensed matter physics and statistical mechanics, with an emphasis on problems in high-temperature superconductivity and strongly correlated electron systems. Most recently, he has focused on problems in topological states of quantum matter.
Fellow of the American Physical Society, 2014
Killam Research Fellowship, 2007
Alfred P. Sloan Fellowship, 2002
Rahmani, A. et al. "Emergent Supersymmetry from Strongly Interacting Majorana Zero Modes." Phys. Rev. Lett. 115 (2015).
Chiu, C-K. et al. "Strongly interacting Majorana fermions." Phys. Rev. B. 91 (2015).
Elliott, S.R., and M. Franz. "Colloquium: Majorana fermions in nuclear, particle, and solid-state physics." Rev. Mod. Phys. 87, no. 137 (2015).
Vazifeh, M.M., and M. Franz. "Electromagnetic response of Weyl semimetals." Phys. Rev. Lett. 111 (2013).
Hu, J. et al. "Giant topological insulator gap in graphene with 5d adatoms." Phys. Rev. Lett. 109 (2012).