Critical Properties of the Half-Filled Hubbard Model in Three Dimensions

Institute for Solid State Physics, Vienna University of Technology, 1040 Vienna, Austria.
Physical Review Letters (Impact Factor: 7.51). 12/2011; 107(25):256402. DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevLett.107.256402
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By means of the dynamical vertex approximation (DΓA) we include spatial correlations on all length scales beyond the dynamical mean-field theory (DMFT) for the half-filled Hubbard model in three dimensions. The most relevant changes due to nonlocal fluctuations are (i) a deviation from the mean-field critical behavior with the same critical exponents as for the three dimensional Heisenberg (anti)ferromagnet and (ii) a sizable reduction of the Néel temperature (T(N)) by ~30% for the onset of antiferromagnetic order. Finally, we give a quantitative estimate of the deviation of the spectra between DΓA and DMFT in different regions of the phase diagram.

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