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Floquet conformal field theory

@article{Wen2018FloquetCF,
  title={Floquet conformal field theory},
  author={Xueda Wen and Jie-qiang Wu},
  journal={arXiv: Strongly Correlated Electrons},
  year={2018}
}
Given a $generic$ two-dimensional conformal field theory (CFT), we propose an analytically solvable setup to study the Floquet dynamics of the CFT, i.e., the dynamics of a CFT subject to a periodic driving. A complete phase diagram in the parameter space can be analytically obtained within our setup. We find two phases: the heating phase and the non-heating phase. In the heating phase, the entanglement entropy keeps growing linearly in time, indicating that the system keeps absorbing energy; in… Expand
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