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Title: Quantum atmospherics for materials diagnosis

Abstract

Symmetry-breaking states of matter can transmit symmetry breaking to nearby atoms or molecular complexes, perturbing their spectra. We calculate here one such effect, involving the “axion electrodynamics” relevant to topological insulators, quantitatively, and identify a signature for T violating superconductivity. Furthermore, we offer an operator framework whereby effects of this kind can be analyzed systematically.

Authors:
 [1];  [2]
  1. Stockholm Univ. (Sweden)
  2. Massachusetts Inst. of Technology (MIT), Cambridge, MA (United States). Center for Theoretical Physics; Stockholm Univ. (Sweden); Shanghai Jiao Tong Univ. (China); Arizona State Univ., Tempe, AZ (United States)
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Massachusetts Inst. of Technology (MIT), Cambridge, MA (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE Office of Science (SC), High Energy Physics (HEP); Swedish Research Council (SRC); European Research Council (ERC)
OSTI Identifier:
1633425
Alternate Identifier(s):
OSTI ID: 1511882
Grant/Contract Number:  
SC0012567
Resource Type:
Accepted Manuscript
Journal Name:
Physical Review B
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Volume: 99; Journal Issue: 20; Journal ID: ISSN 2469-9950
Publisher:
American Physical Society (APS)
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
72 PHYSICS OF ELEMENTARY PARTICLES AND FIELDS; 74 ATOMIC AND MOLECULAR PHYSICS; 36 MATERIALS SCIENCE; 75 CONDENSED MATTER PHYSICS, SUPERCONDUCTIVITY AND SUPERFLUIDITY

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Jiang, Qing-Dong, and Wilczek, Frank. Quantum atmospherics for materials diagnosis. United States: N. p., 2019. Web. doi:10.1103/PhysRevB.99.201104.
Jiang, Qing-Dong, & Wilczek, Frank. Quantum atmospherics for materials diagnosis. United States. doi:10.1103/PhysRevB.99.201104.
Jiang, Qing-Dong, and Wilczek, Frank. Fri . "Quantum atmospherics for materials diagnosis". United States. doi:10.1103/PhysRevB.99.201104. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1633425.
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abstractNote = {Symmetry-breaking states of matter can transmit symmetry breaking to nearby atoms or molecular complexes, perturbing their spectra. We calculate here one such effect, involving the “axion electrodynamics” relevant to topological insulators, quantitatively, and identify a signature for T violating superconductivity. Furthermore, we offer an operator framework whereby effects of this kind can be analyzed systematically.},
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journal = {Physical Review B},
number = 20,
volume = 99,
place = {United States},
year = {2019},
month = {5}
}

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