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Normal state incoherent pseudogap in FeSe superconductor

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Abstract

The normal state of Iron chalcogenide superconductors show a range of unconventional features. Bad-metallic resistivity and proximity to insulating state manifest themselves in spectral and transport responses. In particular, obervation of low-energy pseudogap feature in the normal state raises the issue of the nature of processes underpinning its emergence as well as its relation to unconventional superconductivity. Here, using the LDA+DMFT method, we show how correlation-induced orbital-selective pseudogap-like physics underpin these incoherent features in stoichimetric and electron-doped FeSe superconductor. We discuss the pseudogap regime microscopically, along with implications for the superconductive instability.

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Solid State and Materials 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Instituto de Física, Universidade Federal de Mato GrossoCuiabáBrazil
  2. 2.The Institute of Mathematical SciencesChennaiIndia

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