Half-Skyrmion theory for high-temperature superconductivity

@article{Morinari2009HalfSkyrmionTF,
  title={Half-Skyrmion theory for high-temperature superconductivity},
  author={Takao Morinari},
  journal={arXiv: Superconductivity},
  year={2009},
  pages={311-331}
}
  • T. Morinari
  • Published 2009
  • Physics
  • arXiv: Superconductivity
We review the half-Skyrmion theory for copper-oxide high-temperature superconductivity. In the theory, doped holes create a half-Skyrmion spin texture which is characterized by a topological charge. The formation of the half-Skyrmion is described in the single hole doped system, and then the half-Skyrmion excitation spectrum is compared with the angle-resolved photoemission spectroscopy results in the undoped system. Multi-half-Skyrmion configurations are studied by numerical simulations. We… Expand
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