RECENT ADVANCES IN UNCONVENTIONAL DENSITY WAVES

@article{Dora2004RECENTAI,
  title={RECENT ADVANCES IN UNCONVENTIONAL DENSITY WAVES},
  author={Bal'azs D'ora and Kazumi Maki and Attila Virosztek},
  journal={Modern Physics Letters B},
  year={2004},
  volume={18},
  pages={327-344}
}
The unconventional density wave (UDW) was speculated on as a possible electronic ground state in the excitonic insulator in 1968. The recent surge of interest in UDW's is partly due to the proposal that the pseudogap phase in high Tc cuprate superconductors is a d-wave density wave (d-DW). Here we review our recent works on UDW's within the framework of mean field theory. In particular, we have shown that many properties of the low temperature phase (LTP) in α-(BEDT-TTF)2MHg(SCN)4, with M=K, Rb… 
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