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Topological Spin Liquid with Symmetry-Protected Edge States

  title={Topological Spin Liquid with Symmetry-Protected Edge States},
  author={Yan-Cheng Wang and Chen Fang and Meng Cheng and Yang Qi and Zi Yang Meng},
  journal={arXiv: Strongly Correlated Electrons},
Topological spin liquids are robust quantum states of matter with long-range entanglement and possess many exotic properties such as the fractional statistics of the elementary excitations. Yet these states, short of local parameters like all topological states, are elusive for conventional experimental probes. In this work, we combine theoretical analysis and quantum Monte Carlo numerics on a frustrated spin model which hosts a $\mathbb Z_2$ topological spin liquid ground state, and… 

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