Hydrodynamic theory of thermoelectric transport and negative magnetoresistance in Weyl semimetals

@article{Lucas2016HydrodynamicTO,
  title={Hydrodynamic theory of thermoelectric transport and negative magnetoresistance in Weyl semimetals},
  author={A. Lucas and R. A. Davison and S. Sachdev},
  journal={Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences},
  year={2016},
  volume={113},
  pages={9463 - 9468}
}
  • A. Lucas, R. A. Davison, S. Sachdev
  • Published 2016
  • Physics, Medicine
  • Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences
  • Significance Weyl semimetals are exotic materials with negative electrical magnetoresistance: when an electric and magnetic field are applied in parallel, the induced electrical current increases upon increasing magnetic field strength. This is due to an emergent axial quantum anomaly in Weyl semimetals. We present a universal description of thermoelectric transport in weakly disordered Weyl semimetals where electron–electron interactions are faster than electron–impurity scattering. We predict… CONTINUE READING
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