Interplay between staggered flux and d-wave superconducting orders in t-t′-J model

Kenji Kobayashi, Hisatoshi Yokoyama, Yuta Toga

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With cuprate superconductors in mind, we check whether the d-wave superconducting (dSC) state coexists with or excludes the staggered flux (SF) state, which was revealed to be a strong candidate for the pseudogap state. To this end, we use a variational Monte Carlo method for the square-lattice t-J model with diagonal transfer t′. We construct a trial wave function which can simultaneously represent dSC and SF orders for a continuous description of their interplay. Furthermore, a band renormalization effect is introduced into both orders independently. It is found that the SF state does not coexist with dSC and is unstable for a wide area in the parameter space. However, a strange state having both SF and antiferromagnetic orders is found to be stable for very low doping rate.

Original languageEnglish
Article number012016
JournalJournal of Physics: Conference Series
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 2018 Jul 26
Event30th International Symposium on Superconductivity, ISS 2017 - Tokyo, Japan
Duration: 2017 Dec 132017 Dec 15


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