Abstract

We consider the topological characteristics of the spin-orbital coupling particles loaded in one-dimensional (1D) optical superlattices subject to the Zeeman field. The phase shift of the superlattice provides a virtual dimension which allows us to simulate two-dimensional topological phases with a physically 1D system. The system possesses a variety of quantum phase transitions over a large parametric space and two important topological phases, namely, quantum anomalous Hall (QAH) and quantum spin Hall (QSH) phases are found to coexist in the system, but they reside in different bandgaps. This new category of gap-dependent QAH--QSH insulator paves the way for the possible observation of the coexistence of QSH and QAH effects at one platform.

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