Surface bound states and spontaneous current in cyclic d-wave superconductors

Masaki Ishikawa, Yasumasa Tsutsumi, Masanori Ichioka, Kazushige Machida

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On the basis of Eilenberger theory, surface bound states and spontaneous current are studied in cyclic d-wave superconductors as a broken time-reversal symmetry of superconductivity in cubic lattice symmetry. We discuss how the spontaneous current and the electronic states depend on the orientation of the surface relative to the symmetry of superconductivity. The condition for topological Fermi arcs of zero-energy surface bound states to appear is identified in the complex pairing function of the cyclic d-wave.

Original languageEnglish
Article number043711
Journaljournal of the physical society of japan
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - Apr 2013


  • Cyclic d-wave superconductivity
  • Eilenberger theory
  • Spontaneous current
  • Surface state

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Physics and Astronomy


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