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Title: Reply to “Comment on ‘Magnetotransport signatures of a single nodal electron pocket constructed from Fermi arcs' ”

Abstract

In this paper, we provide arguments relating to those recently made in a comment by Chakravarty and Wang, who question the validity of our proposed charge-density wave Fermi surface reconstruction model and its relation to sign changes in the Hall effect. First, we show that the form of rounding of the vertices (i.e. sharp corners) of the reconstructed electron pocket, as used in our model calculations of the Hall coefficient, is consistent with Bragg reflection from the periodic potential of a charge-density wave, rather than being arbitrarily chosen. Second, we provide further justifications for why an oscillatory transport scattering time provides a useful means for modeling Shubnikov–de Haas oscillations in the Hall effect, in the situation where a Fermi surface pocket departs from the ideal circular form. Third and finally, we discuss recent experimental evidence gathered from two different families of underdoped cuprates supporting the existence of a single electron pocket produced by biaxial charge-density wave order as a universal phenomena.

Authors:
 [1];  [2]
  1. Los Alamos National Lab. (LANL), Los Alamos, NM (United States)
  2. Univ. of Cambridge (United Kingdom). Cavendish Lab.
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Los Alamos National Lab. (LANL), Los Alamos, NM (United States); Univ. of Cambridge (United Kingdom)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE Office of Science (SC), Basic Energy Sciences (BES) (SC-22); National Science Foundation (NSF); Royal Society (United Kingdom); European Research Council (ERC)
OSTI Identifier:
1441316
Alternate Identifier(s):
OSTI ID: 1399166
Report Number(s):
LA-UR-17-30753
Journal ID: ISSN 2469-9950; TRN: US1900895
Grant/Contract Number:  
AC52-06NA25396; PHY-1066293; 337425
Resource Type:
Accepted Manuscript
Journal Name:
Physical Review B
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Volume: 96; Journal Issue: 14; Journal ID: ISSN 2469-9950
Publisher:
American Physical Society (APS)
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
75 CONDENSED MATTER PHYSICS, SUPERCONDUCTIVITY AND SUPERFLUIDITY; Fermi surface; magnetotransport; cuprates; high-temperature superconductors

Citation Formats

Harrison, N., and Sebastian, S. E. Reply to “Comment on ‘Magnetotransport signatures of a single nodal electron pocket constructed from Fermi arcs' ”. United States: N. p., 2017. Web. doi:10.1103/PhysRevB.96.146502.
Harrison, N., & Sebastian, S. E. Reply to “Comment on ‘Magnetotransport signatures of a single nodal electron pocket constructed from Fermi arcs' ”. United States. doi:10.1103/PhysRevB.96.146502.
Harrison, N., and Sebastian, S. E. Thu . "Reply to “Comment on ‘Magnetotransport signatures of a single nodal electron pocket constructed from Fermi arcs' ”". United States. doi:10.1103/PhysRevB.96.146502. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1441316.
@article{osti_1441316,
title = {Reply to “Comment on ‘Magnetotransport signatures of a single nodal electron pocket constructed from Fermi arcs' ”},
author = {Harrison, N. and Sebastian, S. E.},
abstractNote = {In this paper, we provide arguments relating to those recently made in a comment by Chakravarty and Wang, who question the validity of our proposed charge-density wave Fermi surface reconstruction model and its relation to sign changes in the Hall effect. First, we show that the form of rounding of the vertices (i.e. sharp corners) of the reconstructed electron pocket, as used in our model calculations of the Hall coefficient, is consistent with Bragg reflection from the periodic potential of a charge-density wave, rather than being arbitrarily chosen. Second, we provide further justifications for why an oscillatory transport scattering time provides a useful means for modeling Shubnikov–de Haas oscillations in the Hall effect, in the situation where a Fermi surface pocket departs from the ideal circular form. Third and finally, we discuss recent experimental evidence gathered from two different families of underdoped cuprates supporting the existence of a single electron pocket produced by biaxial charge-density wave order as a universal phenomena.},
doi = {10.1103/PhysRevB.96.146502},
journal = {Physical Review B},
number = 14,
volume = 96,
place = {United States},
year = {2017},
month = {10}
}

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