To export a larger list you will need to increase the number of results per page. Scalapino, Phys. This is a non perturbative result, occurring even for extremely low dissipation magnitude. T / Rev. i A.D. Caviglia, , where This is a set of notes recalling some of the most important results on the XY model from the ground up. Rev. We plot in Fig. Phys. . and I.Boovi, Physics Express. We can imagine that the theory is defined up to some energetic cut-off scale B Increasing csubscriptitalic-\epsilon_{c}italic_ start_POSTSUBSCRIPT italic_c end_POSTSUBSCRIPT from 5 to 90, the vortex core energy only changes from 1.54kBTBKT1.54subscriptsubscriptBKT1.54k_{B}T_{\rm BKT}1.54 italic_k start_POSTSUBSCRIPT italic_B end_POSTSUBSCRIPT italic_T start_POSTSUBSCRIPT roman_BKT end_POSTSUBSCRIPT to 0.85kBTBKT0.85subscriptsubscriptBKT0.85k_{B}T_{\rm BKT}0.85 italic_k start_POSTSUBSCRIPT italic_B end_POSTSUBSCRIPT italic_T start_POSTSUBSCRIPT roman_BKT end_POSTSUBSCRIPT. Our results show that both the anisotropic gas and the stripe phases follow the BKT scaling laws. S.Kumar, WebNogawa, T.; Hasegawa, T. 2014: Transition-type change between an inverted Berezinskii-Kosterlitz-Thouless transition and an abrupt transition in bond percolation on a random hierarchical small-world network Physical Review. WebThe zero-field limit of the melting temperature can be fitted by the Kosterlitz-Thouless model. S The combination of f-electron physics, low dimensionality and interface effects provides a rare opportunity to study new states in strongly correlated electron systems, e.g. 0000072221 00000 n
If . ) and I.Bozovic, Lett. T.Terashima, We acknowledge useful discussions with Lev Bulaevskii, Chih-Chun Chien, Tanmoy Das, Matthias Graf, Jason T. Haraldsen, Quanxi Jia, Shi-Zeng Lin, Vladimir Matias, Yuji Matsuda, Roman Movshovich, Filip Ronning, Takasada Shibauchi and Jian-Xin Zhu. right below the transition temperature, where 0=hc/2esubscript02\Phi_{0}=hc/2eroman_ start_POSTSUBSCRIPT 0 end_POSTSUBSCRIPT = italic_h italic_c / 2 italic_e is the flux quantum. Phys. J.V. Jos, [1] BKT transitions can be found in several 2-D systems in condensed matter physics that are approximated by the XY model, including Josephson junction arrays and thin disordered superconducting granular films. 3 1 G.Seibold, On the other hand, when J. For YBa22{}_{2}start_FLOATSUBSCRIPT 2 end_FLOATSUBSCRIPTCu33{}_{3}start_FLOATSUBSCRIPT 3 end_FLOATSUBSCRIPTO77{}_{7}start_FLOATSUBSCRIPT 7 end_FLOATSUBSCRIPT thin films, it is much larger, csimilar-to-or-equalssubscriptitalic-absent\epsilon_{c}\simeqitalic_ start_POSTSUBSCRIPT italic_c end_POSTSUBSCRIPT 4.6 [Fiory etal., 1988] or 6 [Matsuda etal., 1993] . [Fenton, 1985]. When the magnetic field is applied parallel to the ababitalic_a italic_b-plane, there will be no such effects. Here, we investigate the mechanism for the onset of superconductivity in such heavy fermion superlattices. n K.Shimura, and Therefore, one may expect that fluctuating magnetic order may influence the vortex dynamics in the heavy fermion superlattices. On the right (left) of the gray dotted line, the vortex fugacity y is irrelevant (relevant) (y/y0). Nature. We find that at the vortex core, where the superconducting gap is suppressed, magnetic ordering can occur locally (see e.g. It takes different values for different systems. They are meant for a junior researcher wanting to get accustomed to the Kosterlitz-Thouless phase transition in the context of the 2D classical XY model. J. Phys. {\displaystyle F=E-TS} {\displaystyle \Lambda \to \infty } i {\displaystyle \oint _{\gamma }d\phi } The dielectric constant and the vortex core energy thus has the relation cA(Ec/E0)similar-to-or-equalssubscriptitalic-superscriptsubscriptsubscript0\epsilon_{c}\simeq A(E_{c}/E_{0})^{-\theta}italic_ start_POSTSUBSCRIPT italic_c end_POSTSUBSCRIPT italic_A ( italic_E start_POSTSUBSCRIPT italic_c end_POSTSUBSCRIPT / italic_E start_POSTSUBSCRIPT 0 end_POSTSUBSCRIPT ) start_POSTSUPERSCRIPT - italic_ end_POSTSUPERSCRIPT. The transition is named for condensed matter physicists Vadim Berezinskii, John M. Kosterlitz and David J. N 0000061439 00000 n
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In the early 1970s, Vadim Berezinskii 1, Michael Kosterlitz, and David Thouless 2,3 introduced the idea of a topological phase transition in which pairs of 3 0 obj << N.Reyren, and Rev. B. D.J. Bishop and WebOf particular interest is a special kind of temperature-dependent transition, known as the Kosterlitz-Thouless transition, found in the X-Y model's behavior. {\displaystyle \exp(-\beta E)} G.Saraswat, WebThe Berezinskii-Kosterlitz-Thouless transition In the last lecture we saw that true long-range order is impossible in 2D and a fortiori in 1D at any nite temperature for a system We present a theoretical study of the Berezinskii-Kosterlitz-Thouless transition of a two-dimensional superfluid in the presence of an externally imposed 0000002555 00000 n
The XY model is a two-dimensional vector spin model that possesses U(1) or circular symmetry. For large csubscriptitalic-\epsilon_{c}italic_ start_POSTSUBSCRIPT italic_c end_POSTSUBSCRIPT, we have Ec/kBTBKT(A1//2)c(1)/similar-to-or-equalssubscriptsubscriptsubscriptBKTsuperscript12superscriptsubscriptitalic-1E_{c}/k_{B}T_{\rm BKT}\simeq(A^{1/\theta}/2\pi)\epsilon_{c}^{-(1-\theta)/\theta}italic_E start_POSTSUBSCRIPT italic_c end_POSTSUBSCRIPT / italic_k start_POSTSUBSCRIPT italic_B end_POSTSUBSCRIPT italic_T start_POSTSUBSCRIPT roman_BKT end_POSTSUBSCRIPT ( italic_A start_POSTSUPERSCRIPT 1 / italic_ end_POSTSUPERSCRIPT / 2 italic_ ) italic_ start_POSTSUBSCRIPT italic_c end_POSTSUBSCRIPT start_POSTSUPERSCRIPT - ( 1 - italic_ ) / italic_ end_POSTSUPERSCRIPT (see Fig. For such systems, one thus has Tc=TBKTsubscriptsubscriptBKTT_{c}=T_{\rm BKT}italic_T start_POSTSUBSCRIPT italic_c end_POSTSUBSCRIPT = italic_T start_POSTSUBSCRIPT roman_BKT end_POSTSUBSCRIPT. 3 0 obj << WebRemarkably, a Berezinskii-Kosterlitz-Thouless transition with TBKT 310 mK is revealed in up to 60 nm thick flakes, which is nearly an order of magnitude thicker than the rare examples of two-dimensional superconductors exhibiting such a transition. Given the universal nature of our findings, they may be observed in current experimental realizations in 2D atomic, molecular, and optical quantum systems. {\displaystyle \phi } Taking b358nmsimilar-tosubscriptsimilar-to358\lambda\sim\lambda_{b}\sim 358nmitalic_ italic_ start_POSTSUBSCRIPT italic_b end_POSTSUBSCRIPT 358 italic_n italic_m, we have 308similar-tosubscriptparallel-to308\lambda_{\parallel}\sim 308italic_ start_POSTSUBSCRIPT end_POSTSUBSCRIPT 308 and s/20.006similar-to2subscriptparallel-to0.006s/2\lambda_{\parallel}\sim 0.006italic_s / 2 italic_ start_POSTSUBSCRIPT end_POSTSUBSCRIPT 0.006. D.Watanabe, Transiting travellers: using topology, Kosterlitz and Thouless described a topological phase transition in a thin layer of very cold matter. , there are free vortices. 0000026909 00000 n
With the dimensionless quantity a4/g2B202superscript4superscript2superscriptsubscript2superscriptsubscript02a\equiv\alpha\lambda^{4}/g^{2}\mu_{B}^{2}\Phi_{0}^{2}italic_a italic_ italic_ start_POSTSUPERSCRIPT 4 end_POSTSUPERSCRIPT / italic_g start_POSTSUPERSCRIPT 2 end_POSTSUPERSCRIPT italic_ start_POSTSUBSCRIPT italic_B end_POSTSUBSCRIPT start_POSTSUPERSCRIPT 2 end_POSTSUPERSCRIPT roman_ start_POSTSUBSCRIPT 0 end_POSTSUBSCRIPT start_POSTSUPERSCRIPT 2 end_POSTSUPERSCRIPT, the change of vortex core energy is EcV00r*/xx(ln2xa)2similar-tosubscriptsubscript0superscriptsubscript0superscriptdifferential-dsuperscriptsuperscript22\delta E_{c}\sim-V_{0}\int_{0}^{r^{*}/\lambda}xdx(\ln^{2}x-a)^{2}italic_ italic_E start_POSTSUBSCRIPT italic_c end_POSTSUBSCRIPT - italic_V start_POSTSUBSCRIPT 0 end_POSTSUBSCRIPT start_POSTSUBSCRIPT 0 end_POSTSUBSCRIPT start_POSTSUPERSCRIPT italic_r start_POSTSUPERSCRIPT * end_POSTSUPERSCRIPT / italic_ end_POSTSUPERSCRIPT italic_x italic_d italic_x ( roman_ln start_POSTSUPERSCRIPT 2 end_POSTSUPERSCRIPT italic_x - italic_a ) start_POSTSUPERSCRIPT 2 end_POSTSUPERSCRIPT, where r*=easuperscriptsuperscriptr^{*}=\lambda e^{-\sqrt{a}}italic_r start_POSTSUPERSCRIPT * end_POSTSUPERSCRIPT = italic_ italic_e start_POSTSUPERSCRIPT - square-root start_ARG italic_a end_ARG end_POSTSUPERSCRIPT is the radius where magnetic condensate vanishes. M.Yamashita, We provide a comprehensive analysis of the non-equilibrium transport near a quantum phas It is a transition from bound 0000062112 00000 n
G.Grner, 1 Inhomogeneity and finite size effects also broaden the BKT transition, giving rise to the resistivity tail below TBKTsubscriptBKTT_{\rm BKT}italic_T start_POSTSUBSCRIPT roman_BKT end_POSTSUBSCRIPT [Benfatto etal., 2009]. I WebWe show that supersymmetry emerges in a large class of models in 1+1 dimensions with both Z_2 and U(1) symmetry at the multicritical point where the Ising and Berezinskii-Kosterlitz-Thouless transitions coincide. Here we elaborate on the understanding of the dielectric constant csubscriptitalic-\epsilon_{c}italic_ start_POSTSUBSCRIPT italic_c end_POSTSUBSCRIPT. Vortex generation becomes thermodynamically favorable at the critical temperature and spherical colloids Murray and Van Winkle ; Kusner et al. The power spectral density of the resistance fluctuations was seen to deviate from 1/f as transition temperature is approached. In the 2-D XY model, vortices are topologically stable configurations. The transmission is thus on the order of one percent. 0000070606 00000 n
is the system size, and Sketch of the possible phases of the model: ordered with magnetization (solid black), BKT QLRO (dashed light gray), disordered (dashed dark gray). One may thus expect a strong coupling between the superconducting CeCoIn55{}_{5}start_FLOATSUBSCRIPT 5 end_FLOATSUBSCRIPT layers and the system would behave as three dimensional superconductor. M.Franz, -l_+? U|o68`j, In order to minimize free energy, Y.Ando, and c K.Yasu, At low temperatures with TTc0much-less-thansubscript0T\ll T_{c0}italic_T italic_T start_POSTSUBSCRIPT italic_c 0 end_POSTSUBSCRIPT, (T)\xi(T)italic_ ( italic_T ) is of order 0subscript0\xi_{0}italic_ start_POSTSUBSCRIPT 0 end_POSTSUBSCRIPT, which is about the thickness of four layers of CeCoIn55{}_{5}start_FLOATSUBSCRIPT 5 end_FLOATSUBSCRIPT. A.T. Fiory, 0000053628 00000 n
Rev. L.C. Davis, T /Length 2177 And we have EcV0e2a(3+6a+4a)similar-tosubscriptsubscript0superscript2364\delta E_{c}\sim-V_{0}e^{-2\sqrt{a}}(3+6\sqrt{a}+4a)italic_ italic_E start_POSTSUBSCRIPT italic_c end_POSTSUBSCRIPT - italic_V start_POSTSUBSCRIPT 0 end_POSTSUBSCRIPT italic_e start_POSTSUPERSCRIPT - 2 square-root start_ARG italic_a end_ARG end_POSTSUPERSCRIPT ( 3 + 6 square-root start_ARG italic_a end_ARG + 4 italic_a ) (see Fig. WebSpin models are used in many studies of complex systems because they exhibit rich macroscopic behavior despite their microscopic simplicity. The value of this integer is the index of the vector field stream At T=TBKT,r=formulae-sequencesubscriptBKTT=T_{\rm BKT},r=\inftyitalic_T = italic_T start_POSTSUBSCRIPT roman_BKT end_POSTSUBSCRIPT , italic_r = , the scale-dependent dielectric constant becomes of the form (r=,TBKT)=02d/322b2(TBKT)kBTBKTcitalic-subscriptBKTsuperscriptsubscript0232superscript2subscriptsuperscript2bsubscriptBKTsubscriptsubscriptBKTsubscriptitalic-\epsilon(r=\infty,T_{\rm BKT})=\Phi_{0}^{2}d/32\pi^{2}\lambda^{2}_{\rm b}(T_{\rm BKT})k_{B}T_{\rm BKT}\equiv\epsilon_{c}italic_ ( italic_r = , italic_T start_POSTSUBSCRIPT roman_BKT end_POSTSUBSCRIPT ) = roman_ start_POSTSUBSCRIPT 0 end_POSTSUBSCRIPT start_POSTSUPERSCRIPT 2 end_POSTSUPERSCRIPT italic_d / 32 italic_ start_POSTSUPERSCRIPT 2 end_POSTSUPERSCRIPT italic_ start_POSTSUPERSCRIPT 2 end_POSTSUPERSCRIPT start_POSTSUBSCRIPT roman_b end_POSTSUBSCRIPT ( italic_T start_POSTSUBSCRIPT roman_BKT end_POSTSUBSCRIPT ) italic_k start_POSTSUBSCRIPT italic_B end_POSTSUBSCRIPT italic_T start_POSTSUBSCRIPT roman_BKT end_POSTSUBSCRIPT italic_ start_POSTSUBSCRIPT italic_c end_POSTSUBSCRIPT. R with Tc0subscript0T_{c0}italic_T start_POSTSUBSCRIPT italic_c 0 end_POSTSUBSCRIPT the bulk superconducting transition temperature, 0subscript0\xi_{0}italic_ start_POSTSUBSCRIPT 0 end_POSTSUBSCRIPT the BCS coherence length, and \nuitalic_ a number of order unity. H.A. Radovan, B. M.Mondal, , the system undergoes a transition at a critical temperature, 0000002182 00000 n
2 {\displaystyle F=0} with bulk mean field transition temperature Tc0subscript0T_{c0}italic_T start_POSTSUBSCRIPT italic_c 0 end_POSTSUBSCRIPT. and D.J. Since the interlayer coupling is still logarithmic as in two dimensional superconductors, the phase transition is expected to remain in the same universality class as BKT transition [Korshunov, 1990]. M.R. Beasley, G.Hackenbroich, etal., Proc. WebThe nature of the phase transition of a quantity of matter from a low-temperature ordered state to a high-temperature disordered state is determined by the dimensionality of the system and the number of degrees of freedom possessed by the 0000018171 00000 n
[Mondal etal., 2011]). where a=4/g2B202superscript4superscript2superscriptsubscript2superscriptsubscript02a=\alpha\lambda^{4}/g^{2}\mu_{B}^{2}\Phi_{0}^{2}italic_a = italic_ italic_ start_POSTSUPERSCRIPT 4 end_POSTSUPERSCRIPT / italic_g start_POSTSUPERSCRIPT 2 end_POSTSUPERSCRIPT italic_ start_POSTSUBSCRIPT italic_B end_POSTSUBSCRIPT start_POSTSUPERSCRIPT 2 end_POSTSUPERSCRIPT roman_ start_POSTSUBSCRIPT 0 end_POSTSUBSCRIPT start_POSTSUPERSCRIPT 2 end_POSTSUPERSCRIPT and \alphaitalic_ is the distance to the QCP. and Including the effect of screening, KKitalic_K changes with the scale rritalic_r. < Rev. For convenience, we work with the universal cover R of Rev. {\displaystyle \kappa } 60 63
is Boltzmann's constant. It has also been shown in Ref. 5(a)). J.D. Reppy, Lett. /Filter /FlateDecode For {\bm{H}}bold_italic_H in the zzitalic_z-direction, one can define =(x+iy)/2subscriptitalic-subscriptitalic-2\Phi=(\phi_{x}+i\phi_{y})/\sqrt{2}roman_ = ( italic_ start_POSTSUBSCRIPT italic_x end_POSTSUBSCRIPT + italic_i italic_ start_POSTSUBSCRIPT italic_y end_POSTSUBSCRIPT ) / square-root start_ARG 2 end_ARG. is a parameter that depends upon the system in which the vortex is located, The dashed red line is a possible realization of the physical parameters line, from which the flow starts, as the temperature is varied. One can thus tune the vortex fugacity by changing the distance to the QCP. Above TBKTsubscriptBKTT_{\rm BKT}italic_T start_POSTSUBSCRIPT roman_BKT end_POSTSUBSCRIPT, vortex-antivortex pairs unbind, and the proliferation of free vortices destroys superconductivity. 2. The long range magnetic interaction couples vortices in different planes, and aligns vortices of the same sign into stacks. A direct consequence of the reduced proximity effect is an enhanced c axis resistivity, which can be measured directly in experiment. . c . We show that the resistivity data, both with and without magnetic field, are consistent with BKT transition. I believe it can be said that the Kosterlitz-Thouless system has continuous symmetry, please correct me if I am wrong. 0000053338 00000 n
Physical Review Letters is a trademark of the American Physical Society, registered in the United States, Canada, European Union, and Japan. The scale L is an arbitrary scale that renders the argument of the logarithm dimensionless. Itbeginswiththediscoveryofpossibleeldcongurationsthatone For c=90,C=0.0599formulae-sequencesubscriptitalic-900.0599\epsilon_{c}=90,C=0.0599italic_ start_POSTSUBSCRIPT italic_c end_POSTSUBSCRIPT = 90 , italic_C = 0.0599, the vortex core energy Ec=(Cc/2)kBTBKT(2.7/)kBTBKTsubscriptsubscriptitalic-2subscriptsubscriptBKTsimilar-to-or-equals2.7subscriptsubscriptBKTE_{c}=(C\epsilon_{c}/2\pi)k_{B}T_{\rm BKT}\simeq(2.7/\pi)k_{B}T_{\rm BKT}italic_E start_POSTSUBSCRIPT italic_c end_POSTSUBSCRIPT = ( italic_C italic_ start_POSTSUBSCRIPT italic_c end_POSTSUBSCRIPT / 2 italic_ ) italic_k start_POSTSUBSCRIPT italic_B end_POSTSUBSCRIPT italic_T start_POSTSUBSCRIPT roman_BKT end_POSTSUBSCRIPT ( 2.7 / italic_ ) italic_k start_POSTSUBSCRIPT italic_B end_POSTSUBSCRIPT italic_T start_POSTSUBSCRIPT roman_BKT end_POSTSUBSCRIPT 222In BCS theory, the vortex core energy can be estimated as the loss of condensation energy within the vortex core, Ec2dcondsimilar-to-or-equalssubscriptsuperscript2subscriptitalic-condE_{c}\simeq\pi\xi^{2}d\epsilon_{\rm cond}italic_E start_POSTSUBSCRIPT italic_c end_POSTSUBSCRIPT italic_ italic_ start_POSTSUPERSCRIPT 2 end_POSTSUPERSCRIPT italic_d italic_ start_POSTSUBSCRIPT roman_cond end_POSTSUBSCRIPT, with the condensation energy density cond=N(0)2/2subscriptitalic-cond0superscript22\epsilon_{\rm cond}=N(0)\Delta^{2}/2italic_ start_POSTSUBSCRIPT roman_cond end_POSTSUBSCRIPT = italic_N ( 0 ) roman_ start_POSTSUPERSCRIPT 2 end_POSTSUPERSCRIPT / 2, the density of states at the Fermi level N(0)3n/2vF2msimilar-to-or-equals032superscriptsubscript2N(0)\simeq 3n/2v_{F}^{2}mitalic_N ( 0 ) 3 italic_n / 2 italic_v start_POSTSUBSCRIPT italic_F end_POSTSUBSCRIPT start_POSTSUPERSCRIPT 2 end_POSTSUPERSCRIPT italic_m, the BCS gap \Deltaroman_, and the coherence length =vF/Planck-constant-over-2-pisubscript\xi=\hbar v_{F}/\pi\Deltaitalic_ = roman_ italic_v start_POSTSUBSCRIPT italic_F end_POSTSUBSCRIPT / italic_ roman_. 0000065785 00000 n
iii) Finally, we will check whether TBKTsubscriptBKTT_{\rm BKT}italic_T start_POSTSUBSCRIPT roman_BKT end_POSTSUBSCRIPT has the right dependence on the number of layers. {\displaystyle S^{1}} = WebThis transition is called Berezinskii-Kosterlitz-Thouless (BKT) transition and still remains to be a topic of active research. T.Kato, One of the most exciting areas to study BKT transition is 2D or layered 2D (quasi-two-dimensional) supercon-ducting systems. Near the vortex core, Hln|i|similar-tosubscriptH\sim\ln|{\mathbf{r}}-{\mathbf{r}_{i}}|italic_H roman_ln | bold_r - bold_r start_POSTSUBSCRIPT italic_i end_POSTSUBSCRIPT | can be very large. A. Huberman, The unbounded vortices will give rise to finite resistance. Consider the static limit, its free energy density reads. According to this theory, a two-dimensional crystal should melt via two continuous transitions of the BerezinskiiKosterlitzThouless type with an intermediate hexatic phase. [Raman etal., 2009] that TcsubscriptT_{c}italic_T start_POSTSUBSCRIPT italic_c end_POSTSUBSCRIPT is only slightly modified. = {\displaystyle V\sim I^{3}} 0000008417 00000 n
This has enabled the exploration of novel aspects of emergent phenomena in low dimensional systems with unprecedented control. Experimental Methods The Ba(Fe 0.914Co 0.086) 2As It retains a small nonzero value in a temperature region below TBKTsubscriptBKTT_{\rm BKT}italic_T start_POSTSUBSCRIPT roman_BKT end_POSTSUBSCRIPT. . T/Hc2<0subscriptperpendicular-to2absent0\partial T/\partial H_{c2\perp}<0 italic_T / italic_H start_POSTSUBSCRIPT italic_c 2 end_POSTSUBSCRIPT < 0 near TBKTsubscriptBKTT_{\rm BKT}italic_T start_POSTSUBSCRIPT roman_BKT end_POSTSUBSCRIPT, as observed in Fig. WebWe employ the theory of topological phase transitions, of the Berezinski-Kosterlitz-Thouless (BKT) type, in order to investigate orientational ordering in four spatial After working with Thouless in Birmingham, he spent 2 years at Cornell. The ratio rTsubscriptr_{T}italic_r start_POSTSUBSCRIPT italic_T end_POSTSUBSCRIPT of the transmitted probability current and the incident current is determined by the ratio of the effective masses, rT4ml/mhsimilar-to-or-equalssubscript4subscriptsubscriptr_{T}\simeq 4m_{l}/m_{h}italic_r start_POSTSUBSCRIPT italic_T end_POSTSUBSCRIPT 4 italic_m start_POSTSUBSCRIPT italic_l end_POSTSUBSCRIPT / italic_m start_POSTSUBSCRIPT italic_h end_POSTSUBSCRIPT, for mhmlmuch-greater-thansubscriptsubscriptm_{h}\gg m_{l}italic_m start_POSTSUBSCRIPT italic_h end_POSTSUBSCRIPT italic_m start_POSTSUBSCRIPT italic_l end_POSTSUBSCRIPT [Fenton, 1985]. Due to the small power (1)/1/5similar-to-or-equals115(1-\theta)/\theta\simeq 1/5( 1 - italic_ ) / italic_ 1 / 5, for a given TBKTsubscriptBKTT_{\rm BKT}italic_T start_POSTSUBSCRIPT roman_BKT end_POSTSUBSCRIPT, a small change in the vortex core energy leads to significant change in the dielectric constant. ( S.Kirkpatrick, (Nature Physics 7, 849 (2011)) in terms of Berezinskii-Kosterlitz-Thouless transition. Lett. , where {\displaystyle F<0} unconventional superconductivity, dimensionally-tuned quantum criticality [Shishido etal., 2010], interplay of magnetism and superconductivity, Fulde-Ferrell-Larkin-Ovchinnikov phases, and to induce symmetry breaking not available in the bulk like locally broken inversion symmetry [Maruyama etal., 2012]. It is found that the high-temperature disordered phase with exponential correlation decay is a result of the formation of vortices. F 0 J.-M. Triscone, A.Kapitulnik, where a vortex of unit vorticity is placed at =00{\mathbf{r}}=0bold_r = 0. stream 1 111With smuch-less-thansubscriptparallel-tos\ll\lambda_{\parallel}italic_s italic_ start_POSTSUBSCRIPT end_POSTSUBSCRIPT, the transition temperature now reads Tc=(/2)s(1s2)subscript2subscript12subscriptparallel-toT_{c}=(\pi/2)\rho_{s}(1-\frac{s}{2\lambda_{\parallel}})italic_T start_POSTSUBSCRIPT italic_c end_POSTSUBSCRIPT = ( italic_ / 2 ) italic_ start_POSTSUBSCRIPT italic_s end_POSTSUBSCRIPT ( 1 - divide start_ARG italic_s end_ARG start_ARG 2 italic_ start_POSTSUBSCRIPT end_POSTSUBSCRIPT end_ARG ), where ssitalic_s is the layer spacing, subscriptparallel-to\lambda_{\parallel}italic_ start_POSTSUBSCRIPT end_POSTSUBSCRIPT is the in-plane penetration depth, and s=02s/(1632)subscriptsuperscriptsubscript0216superscript3superscriptsubscriptparallel-to2\rho_{s}=\Phi_{0}^{2}s/(16\pi^{3}\lambda_{\parallel}^{2})italic_ start_POSTSUBSCRIPT italic_s end_POSTSUBSCRIPT = roman_ start_POSTSUBSCRIPT 0 end_POSTSUBSCRIPT start_POSTSUPERSCRIPT 2 end_POSTSUPERSCRIPT italic_s / ( 16 italic_ start_POSTSUPERSCRIPT 3 end_POSTSUPERSCRIPT italic_ start_POSTSUBSCRIPT end_POSTSUBSCRIPT start_POSTSUPERSCRIPT 2 end_POSTSUPERSCRIPT ) is the in-plane superfluid stiffness, which can be measured directly. and the film thickness dditalic_d. In XY-model, one has instead EckBTBKTsimilar-to-or-equalssubscriptsubscriptsubscriptBKTE_{c}\simeq\pi k_{B}T_{\rm BKT}italic_E start_POSTSUBSCRIPT italic_c end_POSTSUBSCRIPT italic_ italic_k start_POSTSUBSCRIPT italic_B end_POSTSUBSCRIPT italic_T start_POSTSUBSCRIPT roman_BKT end_POSTSUBSCRIPT [Nagaosa, 1999]. n Such relation has been observed in superfuid helium thin films [Bishop and Reppy, 1978]. and M.I. This means that gap retains the bulk value for n55n\geq 5italic_n 5. A salient feature of the heavy-fermion superconductor CeCoIn55{}_{5}start_FLOATSUBSCRIPT 5 end_FLOATSUBSCRIPT is the proximity to an antiferromagnetic quantum critical point (QCP). Lett. 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