Evidence for Pairing of Semions in Finite Systems

  • Weikang Wu
  • C. Kallin
  • A. Brass


We present the results of numerical studies of semions on a lattice. From our studies of the pairing energies, flux quantization and effects of external magnetic fields, we find strong evidence in support of the theory that semions will pair due to their statistical interaction and form a coherent or superfluid ground state.


External Magnetic Field Ground State Energy Thermodynamic Limit Flux Tube Virial Coefficient 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Weikang Wu
    • 1
  • C. Kallin
    • 1
  • A. Brass
    • 1
  1. 1.Institute for Materials Research and Department of PhysicsMcMaster UniversityHamiltonCanada

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