Locally critical quantum phase transitions in strongly correlated metals

  title={Locally critical quantum phase transitions in strongly correlated metals},
  author={Qimiao Si and Silvio J. Rabello and Kevin Ingersent and J. Lleweilun Smith},
When a metal undergoes a continuous quantum phase transition, non-Fermi-liquid behaviour arises near the critical point. All the low-energy degrees of freedom induced by quantum criticality are usually assumed to be spatially extended, corresponding to long-wavelength fluctuations of the order parameter. But this picture has been contradicted by the results of recent experiments on a prototype system: heavy fermion metals at a zero-temperature magnetic transition. In particular, neutron… 

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