Entanglement properties of spin models in triangular lattices

M. Moreno-Cardoner*, S. Paganelli, G. De Chiara, A. Sanpera

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The different quantum phases appearing in strongly correlated systems as well as their transitions are closely related to the entanglement shared between their constituents. In 1D systems, it is well established that the entanglement spectrum is linked to the symmetries that protect the different quantum phases. This relation extends even further at the phase transitions where a direct link associates the entanglement spectrum to the conformal field theory describing the former. For 2D systems much less is known. The lattice geometry becomes a crucial aspect to consider when studying entanglement and phase transitions. Here, we analyze the entanglement properties of triangular spin lattice models by also considering concepts borrowed from quantum information theory such as geometric entanglement.

Original languageEnglish
Article numberP10008
Number of pages17
JournalJournal of Statistical Mechanics: Theory and Experiment
Issue number10
Publication statusPublished - 01 Oct 2014


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