On Weyl Nodes in Ferromagnetic Weyl Semimetal

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U.P. Tyagi
P. Goswami


The ferromagnetic Weyl semimetals, such as Co3Sn2S2, feature pairs of Weyl points characterized by the opposite chiralities. We model this type of semimetals by the inversion symmetry protected and the time reversal symmetry broken Bloch Hamiltonian. It involves terms representing the tunnelling effect, exchange field corresponding to the ferromagnetic order, chirality index of Weyl points with related energy parameters, and the angle formed by the spin magnetic moments and the axis perpendicular to the system-plane. While for the in-plane spin moment order the Weyl nodes are absent at some points of the first Brillouin zone, the bands of opposite chirality non-linearly cross each other with band inversion at Weyl points for the spin moment order along the perpendicular axis. The absence of linearity implies that the system is unable to host massless Weyl fermions. We also show that, in the absence of the exchange field, the incidence of the circularly polarized radiation leads to the emergence of a novel state with broken time reversal symmetry. 

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U. . Tyagi and P. Goswami, “On Weyl Nodes in Ferromagnetic Weyl Semimetal”, Acta Phys. Pol. A, vol. 144, no. 3, p. 197, Sep. 2023, doi: 10.12693/APhysPolA.144.197.


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