Charge ordering and magnetism in quarter-filled Hubbard-Holstein model

S. Kumar, J. van den Brink

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Abstract

We study a two-dimensional Hubbard-Holstein model with phonons treated in the adiabatic limit. A Hartree-Fock decomposition is employed for the Hubbard term. A range of electronic densities are discussed with special emphasis on the quarter filling (n=0.5). We argue that the quarter-filled system is relevant for the electronic properties observed at the interface between LaAlO3 and SrTiO3, where half-electron per unit cell is transferred to the TiO2 layer as a consequence of the polar discontinuity at the interface. In addition to presenting the overall phase diagrams, we identify an interesting charge-ordered antiferromagnetic phase for n=0.5, which was also reported recently in the ab initio study of the LaAlO3-SrTiO3 interface.
Original languageUndefined
Pages (from-to)155123/1-155123/5
Number of pages5
JournalPhysical review B: Condensed matter and materials physics
Volume78
Issue number15
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2008

Keywords

  • IR-59927
  • METIS-251851

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