A charge density wave in the hidden order state of URu2Si2 Academic Article uri icon


  • Abstract We argue that the hidden order (HO) state in URu 2 Si 2 will induce a charge density wave. The modulation vector of the charge density wave will be twice that of the hidden order state, Q CDW= 2Q HO. To illustrate how the charge density wave arises we use a Ginzburg–Landau theory that contains a coupling of the charge density wave amplitude to the square of the HO order parameter Δ HO. This simple analysis allows us to predict the intensity and temperature dependence of the charge density wave order …

publication date

  • February 17, 2011