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  1. While a parent Hamiltonian for Laughlin wave function has been long known in terms of the Haldane pseudopotentials, no parent Hamiltonians are known for the lowest-Landau-level projected wave functions of the composite fermion theory at with . If one takes the two lowest Landau levels to be degenerate, the Trugman-Kivelson interaction produces the unprojected 2/5 wave function as the unique zero energy solution. If the lowest three Landau levels are assumed to be degenerate, the Trugman-Kivelson interaction produces a large number of zero energy states at Landau level filling of 3/7. We propose that adding an appropriately constructed three-body interaction yields the unprojected wave function as the unique zero energy solution, and report extensive exact diagonalization studies that provide strong support to this proposal. 
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  2. Motivated by the observation of even denominator fractional quantum Hall effect in the n= 3 Landau level of monolayer graphene [Kim et al., Nat. Phys. 15, 154 (2019)], we consider a Bardeen-Cooper-Schrieffer variational state for composite fermions and find that the composite-fermion Fermi sea in this Landau level is unstable to an f-wave pairing. Analogous calculation suggests the possibility of a p-wave pairing of composite fermions at half filling in the n= 2 graphene Landau level, whereas no pairing instability is found at half filling in the n= 0 and n= 1 graphene Landau levels. The relevance of these results to experiments is discussed. 
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  3. articles obeying non-Abelian braid statistics have been predicted to emerge in the fractional quantum Hall effect. In particular, a model Hamiltonian with short-range three-body interaction (V^3 Pf) between electrons confined to the lowest Landau level provides exact solutions for quasiholes, and thereby allows a proof of principle for the existence of quasiholes obeying non-Abelian braid statistics. We construct, in terms of two-and three-body Haldane pseudopotentials, a model Hamiltonian that can be solved exactly for both quasiholes and quasiparticles, and provide evidence of non-Abelian statistics for the latter as well. The structure of the quasiparticle states of this model is in agreement with that predicted by the bipartite composite-fermion model of quasiparticles. We further demonstrate, for systems for which exact diagonalization is possible, adiabatic continuity for the ground state, the ordinary neutral excitation, and the topological exciton as we deform our model Hamiltonian continuously into the lowest Landau-level VˆPf Hamiltonian. 
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