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Title Pomeranchuk instability: symmetry breaking and experimental signatures
Abstract We discuss the emergence of symmetry-breaking via the Pomeranchuk instability from interactions that respect the underlying point-group symmetry. We use a variational mean-field theory to consider a 2D continuum and a square lattice. We describe two experimental signatures: a symmetry-breaking pattern of Friedel oscillations around an impurity; and a structural transition.
Organisation ISIS , ISIS-THEORY , STFC
Keywords ISIS 2007 , 75.50.Ee , 75.30.-m , Physics , 77.84.Bw , 75.30.Kz , 77.80.-e
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Journal Article Physica B 403 (2008): 1279-1281. doi:10.1016/j.physb.2007.10.126 2008