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|Abstract:||We perform a complete classification of two-band k . p theories at band crossing points in 3D semimetals with n-fold rotation symmetry and broken time-reversal symmetry. Using this classification, we show the existence of new 3D topological semimetals characterized by C-4,C-6-protected double-Weyl nodes with quadratic in-plane (along k(x,y)) dispersion or C-6-protected triple-Weyl nodes with cubic in-plane dispersion. We apply this theory to the 3D ferromagnet HgCr2Se4 and confirm it is a double-Weyl metal protected by C-4 symmetry. Furthermore, if the direction of the ferromagnetism is shifted away from the  axis to the  axis, the double-Weyl node splits into four single Weyl nodes, as dictated by the point group S-6 of that phase. Finally, we discuss experimentally relevant effects including the splitting of multi-Weyl nodes by applying a C-n breaking strain and the surface Fermi arcs in these new semimetals.|
|Citation:||Fang, Chen, Gilbert, Matthew J, Dai, Xi, Bernevig, B Andrei. (2012). Multi-Weyl Topological Semimetals Stabilized by Point Group Symmetry. PHYSICAL REVIEW LETTERS, 108 (10.1103/PhysRevLett.108.266802|
|Type of Material:||Journal Article|
|Journal/Proceeding Title:||PHYSICAL REVIEW LETTERS|
|Version:||Final published version. Article is made available in OAR by the publisher's permission or policy.|
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