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QUANTUM PHASE TRANSITIONS

Frustration can be critical

An unusual flavour of critical phenomena with a stable quantum critical phase of matter is observed in a strongly correlated material and linked to the underlying lattice structure.

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Fig. 1: Quantum critical points and phases.

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Ramires, A. Frustration can be critical. Nat. Phys. 15, 1212–1214 (2019). https://doi.org/10.1038/s41567-019-0668-4

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