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Waves divide the Fermi sea

The discovery of charge density waves in a heavily doped cuprate strengthens proposals that these symmetry-breaking modulations play a role in the anomalous electronic properties of high-temperature superconductors.

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Fig. 1: Charge density wave and proposed Fermi surface reconstruction in Tl2Ba2CuO6+δ.

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Dean, M.P.M. Waves divide the Fermi sea. Nat. Phys. 18, 379–380 (2022). https://doi.org/10.1038/s41567-022-01526-x

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