# Intertwining Topological Order and Broken Symmetry in a Theory of Fluctuating Spin-Density Waves.

@article{Chatterjee2017IntertwiningTO, title={Intertwining Topological Order and Broken Symmetry in a Theory of Fluctuating Spin-Density Waves.}, author={Shubhayu Chatterjee and Subir Sachdev and Mathias S. Scheurer}, journal={Physical review letters}, year={2017}, volume={119 22}, pages={ 227002 } }

The pseudogap metal phase of the hole-doped cuprate superconductors has two seemingly unrelated characteristics: a gap in the electronic spectrum in the "antinodal" region of the square lattice Brillouin zone and discrete broken symmetries. We present a SU(2) gauge theory of quantum fluctuations of magnetically ordered states which appear in a classical theory of square lattice antiferromagnets, in a spin-density wave mean field theory of the square lattice Hubbard model, and in a CP^{1} theory…

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