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Discrete time crystal enabled by Stark many-body localization

  title={Discrete time crystal enabled by Stark many-body localization},
  author={Shuo Liu and Shixin Zhang and Chang-Yu Hsieh and Shengyu Zhang and Hong Yao},
Discrete time crystal (DTC) has recently attracted increasing attention, but most DTC models and their properties are only revealed after disorder average. In this Letter, we propose a simple disorder-free periodically driven model that exhibits nontrivial DTC order stabilized by Stark many-body localization (MBL). We demonstrate the existence of DTC phase by analytical analysis from perturbation theory and convincing numerical evidence from observable dynamics. The new DTC model paves a new… 

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