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dc.contributor.authorDai, Zhehao
dc.contributor.authorSenthil, T.
dc.contributor.authorLee, Patrick A.
dc.date.accessioned2020-06-08T20:06:38Z
dc.date.available2020-06-08T20:06:38Z
dc.date.issued2020-02-03
dc.date.submitted2019-07
dc.identifier.issn2469-9950
dc.identifier.issn2469-9969
dc.identifier.urihttps://hdl.handle.net/1721.1/125716
dc.description.abstractWe present a way to quantum-disorder a pair density wave and propose it to be a candidate of the effective low-energy description of the pseudogap metal which may reveal itself in a sufficiently high magnetic field that suppresses the d-wave pairing. The ground state we construct is a small-pocket Fermi liquid with a bosonic Mott insulator in the density-wave-enlarged unit cell. At low energy, the charge density is mainly carried by charge 2e bosons, which develop a small insulating gap. As an intermediate step, we discuss the quantum disordering of a fully gapped superconductor and its excitation spectrum. A simplified 1D model, which we solve numerically, is used to illustrate the introduced concepts. We discuss a number of experimental consequences. The interplay between the electron and the small-gap boson results in a step-function background in the electron spectral function which may be consistent with existing angle-resolved photoemission spectroscopy data. Optical excitation across the boson gap can explain the onset and the magnitude of the mid infrared absorption reported long ago.en_US
dc.publisherAmerican Physical Societyen_US
dc.relation.isversionof10.1103/PhysRevB.101.064502en_US
dc.rightsArticle is made available in accordance with the publisher's policy and may be subject to US copyright law. Please refer to the publisher's site for terms of use.en_US
dc.sourceAmerican Physical Societyen_US
dc.titleModeling the pseudogap metallic state in cuprates: quantum disordered pair density waveen_US
dc.typeArticleen_US
dc.identifier.citationDai, Zhehao, T. Senthil, and Patrick A. Lee, "Modeling the pseudogap metallic state in cuprates: quantum disordered pair density wave." Physical Review B 101 (Feb. 2020): no. 064502 doi 10.1103/PhysRevB.101.064502 ©2020 Author(s)en_US
dc.contributor.departmentMassachusetts Institute of Technology. Department of Physicsen_US
dc.relation.journalPhysical Review Ben_US
dc.eprint.versionFinal published versionen_US
dc.type.urihttp://purl.org/eprint/type/JournalArticleen_US
eprint.statushttp://purl.org/eprint/status/PeerRevieweden_US
dc.date.updated2020-02-03T15:18:25Z
dc.language.rfc3066en
dc.rights.holderAmerican Physical Society
dspace.date.submission2020-02-03T15:18:25Z
mit.journal.volume101en_US
mit.licensePUBLISHER_POLICY


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