ChernSimonsModifiedRPAEliashberg Theory of the nu=1/2+1/2 Quantum Hall Bilayer
Abstract
The nu=1/2+1/2 quantum Hall bilayer has been previsously modeled using ChernSimonsRPAEliashberg (CSRPAE) theory to describe pairing between the two layers. However, these approaches are troubled by a number of divergences and ambiguities. By using a "modified" RPA approximation to account for mass renormalization, we can work in a limit where the cyclotron frequency is taken to infinity, effectively projecting to a single Landau level. This, surprisingly, controls the important divergences and removes ambiguities found in prior attempts at CSRPAE. Examining BCS pairing of composite fermions we find that the angular momentum channel l=+1 dominates for all distances d between layers and at all frequency scales. Examining BCS pairing of composite fermion electrons in one layer with composite fermion holes in the opposite layer, we find the l=0 pairing channel dominates for all d and all frequencies. The strength of the pairing in these two different descriptions of the same phase of matter is found to be almost identical. This agrees well with our understanding that these are two different but dual descriptions of the same phase of matter.
 Publication:

arXiv eprints
 Pub Date:
 September 2023
 DOI:
 10.48550/arXiv.2309.08329
 arXiv:
 arXiv:2309.08329
 Bibcode:
 2023arXiv230908329L
 Keywords:

 Condensed Matter  Strongly Correlated Electrons;
 Condensed Matter  Superconductivity
 EPrint:
 5+14 pages