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

  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},
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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