Entanglement spectra of the quantum hard-square model: Holographic minimal models

Shu Tanaka, Ryo Tamura, Hosho Katsura

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We study the entanglement properties of a quantum lattice-gas model for which we can find the exact ground state (of the Rokhsar-Kivelson type). The ground state can be expressed as a superposition of states, each of which is characterized by a particle configuration with nearest-neighbor exclusion. We show that the reduced density matrix of the model on a ladder is intimately related to the transfer matrix of the classical hard-square model. The entanglement spectra of the model on square and triangular ladders are critical when parameters are chosen so that the corresponding classical hard-square models are critical. A detailed analysis reveals that the critical theories for the entanglement Hamiltonians are c<1 minimal conformal field theories. We further show that the entanglement Hamiltonian for the triangular ladder is integrable despite the fact that the original quantum lattice-gas model is nonintegrable.

元の言語English
記事番号032326
ジャーナルPhysical Review A - Atomic, Molecular, and Optical Physics
86
発行部数3
DOI
出版物ステータスPublished - 2012 9 19
外部発表Yes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics

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