24-30 July 2016
Highfield Campus, University of Southampton
Europe/London timezone

Numerical simulation of Dirac semimetals

27 Jul 2016, 10:20
Building 67 Room 1003 (Highfield Campus, University of Southampton)

Building 67 Room 1003

Highfield Campus, University of Southampton

Talk Applications Beyond QCD Applications Beyond QCD


Mr Andrey Kotov (ITEP)


Dirac semimetals are recently discovered materials with low energy spectrum similar to the massless two flavour 3+1D Dirac fermions. The interaction between quasiparticles in Dirac semimetals is instantaneous Coulomb with large effective coupling constant \alpha\sim 1. In this report we present the result of study of the phase diagram of Dirac semimetals within lattice simulation with rooted staggered fermions. In particular, calculate the chiral condensate as a function of effective coupling constants and thus determine the position of semimetal-insulator transition in Dirac semimetals.

Primary authors

Mr Aleksandr Nikolaev (ITEP) Mr Andrey Kotov (ITEP) Mikhail Katsnelson (Radboud University) Mikhail Zubkov (Universite de Tours) Mr Victor Braguta (ITEP)

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