Nematic transition and nanoscale suppression of superconductivity in Fe(Te,Se)

  title={Nematic transition and nanoscale suppression of superconductivity in Fe(Te,Se)},
  author={He Zhao and Hong Li and Lianyang Dong and Binjie Xu and John A. Schneeloch and Ruidan Zhong and Minghu Fang and Genda Gu and John W. Harter and Stephen D. Wilson and Ziqiang Wang and Ilija Zeljkovic},
  journal={Nature Physics},
The interplay of different electronic phases underlies the physics of unconventional superconductors. One of the most intriguing examples is a high-Tc superconductor FeTe1-xSex – it undergoes both a topological transition, linked to the electronic band inversion, and an electronic nematic phase transition, associated with rotation symmetry breaking, around the same critical composition xc where superconducting Tc peaks. At this regime, nematic fluctuations and symmetry-breaking strain could… 
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