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Title: Quantum spin liquids

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Spin liquids are quantum phases of matter with a variety of unusual features arising from their topological character, including “fractionalization”—elementary excitations that behave as fractions of an electron. Although there is not yet universally accepted experimental evidence that establishes that any single material has a spin liquid ground state, in the past few years a number of materials have been shown to exhibit distinctive properties that are expected of a quantum spin liquid. Here, we review theoretical and experimental progress in this area.


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Broholm, C., Cava, R. J., Kivelson, S. A., Nocera, D. G., Norman, M. R., and Senthil, T. Quantum spin liquids. United States: N. p., 2020. Web. doi:10.1126/science.aay0668.
Broholm, C., Cava, R. J., Kivelson, S. A., Nocera, D. G., Norman, M. R., & Senthil, T. Quantum spin liquids. United States. doi:10.1126/science.aay0668.
Broholm, C., Cava, R. J., Kivelson, S. A., Nocera, D. G., Norman, M. R., and Senthil, T. Thu . "Quantum spin liquids". United States. doi:10.1126/science.aay0668.
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title = {Quantum spin liquids},
author = {Broholm, C. and Cava, R. J. and Kivelson, S. A. and Nocera, D. G. and Norman, M. R. and Senthil, T.},
abstractNote = {Spin liquids are quantum phases of matter with a variety of unusual features arising from their topological character, including “fractionalization”—elementary excitations that behave as fractions of an electron. Although there is not yet universally accepted experimental evidence that establishes that any single material has a spin liquid ground state, in the past few years a number of materials have been shown to exhibit distinctive properties that are expected of a quantum spin liquid. Here, we review theoretical and experimental progress in this area.},
doi = {10.1126/science.aay0668},
journal = {Science},
number = 6475,
volume = 367,
place = {United States},
year = {2020},
month = {1}
}

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