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Title Critical Correlations for Short-Range Valence-Bond Wave Functions on the Square Lattice
Speaker Dr. Kedar Damle
Date Wed, 24 Aug 2011
Time 14:30
Venue A 304


I will summarize recent results by Alet and Albuquerque and by Tang, Henley and Sandvik on properties of nearest neighbour resonating valence bond wavefunctions that were introduced by Anderson more than twenty years ago to describe putative spin-liquid states of quantum magnets.


1] A. Fabricio Albuquerque and Fabien Alet, Phys. Rev. B 82, 180408(R) (2010)

2] AYing Tang, Anders W. Sandvik, Christopher L. Henley, arXiv:0910.5708

3] Jennifer Cano, Paul Fendley, Phys. Rev. Lett. 105, 067205 (2010)

4] S. Liang, B. Doucot, and P. W. Anderson, Phys. Rev. Lett., 61, 365 (1988)

5] P. W. Anderson, Mater. Res. Bull., 8, 153 (1973)

6] P. Fazekas and P.W. Anderson, Philos. Mag., 30, 474 (1974)

7] P. W. Anderson, Science, 235, 1196 (1987)