Refined characterization of lattice Chern insulators by bulk entanglement spectrum

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We have studied extensively the band-crossing patterns of the bulk entanglement spectrum (BES) for various lattice Chern insulators. We find that only partitions with dual symmetry can have either stable nodal lines or nodal points in the BES when the system is in the topological phase of a nonzero Chern number. By deforming the Hamiltonian to lift the accidental symmetry, one can see that only nodal points are robust. They thus should bear certain topological characteristics of the BES. By studying the band-crossing patterns in detail, we conclude that the topological characteristics of the BES are inherited from the topological order of the underlying Chern insulators, and the former can have more refined topological structures. We then conjecture that the sum of the vorticities in the BES in a properly chosen reduced Brillouin zone equals the Chern number of the underlying Chern insulator. This relation is beyond the usual classification scheme of topological insulators/superconductors.

原文英語
文章編號235129
期刊Physical Review B
發行號23
DOIs
出版狀態已發佈 - 2016 十二月 12

指紋

Hamiltonians
Vorticity
Superconducting materials
insulators
symmetry
bears
Brillouin zones
vorticity
partitions

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Condensed Matter Physics

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Refined characterization of lattice Chern insulators by bulk entanglement spectrum. / Chiou, Dah Wei; Kao, Hsien Chung; Lin, Feng Li.

於: Physical Review B, 編號 23, 235129, 12.12.2016.

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