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Translational symmetry breaking in two-dimensional antiferromagnets and superconductors

@article{Sachdev1999TranslationalSB,
  title={Translational symmetry breaking in two-dimensional antiferromagnets and superconductors},
  author={S. Sachdev and M. Vojta},
  journal={arXiv: Strongly Correlated Electrons},
  year={1999}
}
It was argued many years ago that translational symmetry breaking due to the appearance of spin-Peierls ordering (or bond-charge stripe order) is a fundamental property of the quantum paramagnetic states of a large class of square lattice antiferromagnets. Recently, such states were shown to be a convenient point of departure for studying translational symmetry breaking in doped antiferromagnets: these results are briefly reviewed here with an emphasis on experimental implications. In the… Expand
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