Holographic d-wave superconductors and spectral functions

Friday October 29th, 14:30hs -  Seminar room

Speaker: Francesco Benini  (Princeton University)


Abstract:

The properties of a superfluid phase transition with a d-wave order parameter in a strongly interacting field theory with gravity dual are considered. In the context of the AdS/CFT correspondence, this amounts to writing down an action for a charged, massive spin two field on a background, and I will

discuss all technical problems. In the second part I will show that coupling bulk fermions to the spin two field and studying the fermionic two-point function, one recovers interesting features of d-wave superconductors, like d-wave gap, Dirac nodes and Fermi arcs.

 

 

 


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