Minimal model of charge and pairing density waves in x-ray scattering experiments

  title={Minimal model of charge and pairing density waves in x-ray scattering experiments},
  author={David Dentelski and Emanuele G. Dalla Torre},
  journal={arXiv: Superconductivity},
Competing density waves play an important role in the mystery of high-temperature superconductors. In spite of the large amount of experimental evidence, the fundamental question of whether these modulations represent charge or pairing density waves (CDWs or PDWs) is still debated. Here we present a method to answer this question using momentum and energy-resolved resonant X-ray scattering maps. Starting from a minimal model of density waves in superconductors, we identify distinctive… 
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