Quantum spin liquids: a review

  title={Quantum spin liquids: a review},
  author={Lucile Savary and Leon Balents},
  journal={Reports on Progress in Physics},
Quantum spin liquids may be considered ‘quantum disordered’ ground states of spin systems, in which zero-point fluctuations are so strong that they prevent conventional magnetic long-range order. More interestingly, quantum spin liquids are prototypical examples of ground states with massive many-body entanglement, which is of a degree sufficient to render these states distinct phases of matter. Their highly entangled nature imbues quantum spin liquids with unique physical aspects, such as non… 

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