Friedel oscillations as a probe of fermionic quasiparticles

@article{Torre2016FriedelOA,
  title={Friedel oscillations as a probe of fermionic quasiparticles},
  author={Emanuele G. Dalla Torre and David Benjamin and Yang He and David Dentelski and Eugene A. Demler},
  journal={Physical Review B},
  year={2016},
  volume={93},
  pages={205117}
}
When immersed in a see of cold electrons, local impurities give rise to density modulations known as Friedel oscillations. In spite of the generality of this phenomenon, the exact shape of these modulations is usually computed only for non-interacting electrons with a quadratic dispersion relation. In actual materials, one needs to take into account several additional factors, such as (i) the details of the band structure, (ii) the lifetime of quasiparticles, (iii) in superconductors, the… 
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