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Particle-Hole Symmetry and the Bose Glass to Superfluid Transition

Mukhopadhyay, Ranjan and Weichman, Peter B. (1996) Particle-Hole Symmetry and the Bose Glass to Superfluid Transition. Physical Review Letters, 76 (16). pp. 2977-2980. ISSN 0031-9007.

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The generic Hamiltonian describing the zero temperature transition between the insulating Bose glass phase and the superfluid phase lacks particle-hole symmetry, but a statistical version of this symmetry is believed to be restored at the critical point. We show that the renormalization group relevance of particle-hole asymmetry may be explored in a controlled fashion only for small time dimensions, ετ≪1, where we find a stable particle-hole asymmetric and an unstable particle-hole symmetric fixed point, but we provide evidence that the two merge for some finite ετ≈2/3, which tends to confirm symmetry restoration at the physical ετ = 1.

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Additional Information:©1996 The American Physical Society Received 15 November 1995 This research was supported by the Sloan Foundation and the NSF under Grant No. DMR-9308205.
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