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Disorder-induced dynamical Griffiths singularities after certain quantum quenches

  title={Disorder-induced dynamical Griffiths singularities after certain quantum quenches},
  author={Jos{\'e} A. Hoyos and Ramon F. Costa and Jo{\~a}o C. Xavier},
The properties of matter in thermal equilibrium can be largely affected by atypical and rare spatial disorder configurations due to inhomogeneities. They induce Yang-Lee-Fisher zeros in the partition function which are arbitrarily close to the real-temperature (or field) axis. In simpler words, the partition function becomes a non-analytical function: a phenomenon known as Griffiths singularities. We demonstrate that those same rare regions produce a dynamical analogue of this phenomenon on… 



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