Mirror symmetry breaking in a model insulating cuprate

  title={Mirror symmetry breaking in a model insulating cuprate},
  author={Alberto de la Torre and Kyle L. Seyler and L. Zhao and Sergio Di Matteo and Mathias S. Scheurer and Y. Li and Bowen Yu and Martin Greven and Subir Sachdev and Michael R. Norman and David Hsieh},
  journal={Nature Physics},
  pages={777 - 781}
Among the most actively studied issues in the cuprates are the natures of the pseudogap and strange metal states and their relationship to superconductivity1. There is general agreement that the low-energy physics of the Mott-insulating parent state is well captured by a two-dimensional spin S = 1/2 antiferromagnetic Heisenberg model2. However, recent observations of a large thermal Hall conductivity in several parent cuprates appear to defy this simple model and suggest proximity to a magneto… 

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