Theoretical investigation of optical conductivity in Ba(Fe1−xCox)2As2

@article{Sanna2011TheoreticalIO,
  title={Theoretical investigation of optical conductivity in Ba(Fe1−xCox)2As2},
  author={Antonio Sanna and Fabio Bernardini and Gianni Profeta and S. Sharma and J. K. Dewhurst and Andrea Lucarelli and L. Degiorgi and Eberhard K. U. Gross and Sandro Massidda},
  journal={Physical Review B},
  year={2011},
  volume={83},
  pages={054502}
}
We report on theoretical calculations of the optical conductivity of Ba [Fe(1-x)Co(x)]2 As2, as obtained from density functional theory within the full potential LAPW method. A thorough comparison with experiment shows that we are able to reproduce most of the observed experimental features, in particular a magnetic peak located at about 0.2 eV which we ascribe to antiferromagnetic ordered magnetic stripes. We also predict a large in-plane anisotropy of this feature, which agrees very well with… 

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