# Pinning the Order: The Nature of Quantum Criticality in the Hubbard Model on Honeycomb Lattice

@article{Assaad2013PinningTO, title={Pinning the Order: The Nature of Quantum Criticality in the Hubbard Model on Honeycomb Lattice}, author={Fakher F. Assaad and Igor F. Herbut}, journal={Physical Review X}, year={2013}, volume={3}, pages={031010} }

A new algorithm of quantum Monte Carlo simulations designed to detect very weak magnetic order allows high-resolution studies of the correlation between magnetic order and electrical insulation in Mott insulators. Specific investigations of the Hubbard model on honeycomb lattice---a paradigmatic model for Mott insulators---show that the correlation emerges through a continuous quantum phase transition belonging to a new universality class.

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