A phenomenological theory of the anomalous pseudogap phase in underdoped cuprates.

@article{Rice2012APT,
  title={A phenomenological theory of the anomalous pseudogap phase in underdoped cuprates.},
  author={Thomas Maurice Rice and Kai-Yu Yang and F. C. Zhang},
  journal={Reports on progress in physics. Physical Society},
  year={2012},
  volume={75 1},
  pages={
          016502
        }
}
The theoretical description of the anomalous properties of the pseudogap phase in the underdoped region of the cuprate phase diagram lags behind the progress in spectroscopic and other experiments. A phenomenological ansatz, based on analogies to the approach to Mott localization at weak coupling in lower dimensional systems, has been proposed by Yang et al (2006 Phys. Rev. B 73 174501). This ansatz has had success in describing a range of experiments. The motivation underlying this ansatz is… 
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