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Talk Details

Title Mott Insulators in the Strong Spin-Orbit Coupling Limit: From Heisenberg to a Quantum Compass and Kitaev Models
Speaker Dr. Vikram Tripathi
Date Wed, 23 Feb 2011
Time 14:30
Venue A 304


I will talk about this recent proposal for realising the honeycomb lattice Kitaev model in certain iridates.

Reference: G. Jackeli and G. Khaliullin, Phys. Rev. Lett. 102, 017205 (2009).