The orbital-selective Mott phase of multiorbital Hubbard models has been extensively analyzed before using static and dynamical mean-field approximations. In parallel, the properties of block states (antiferromagnetically coupled ferromagnetic spin clusters) in Fe-based superconductors have also been much discussed. The present effort uses numerically exact techniques in one-dimensional systems to report the observation of block states within the orbital-selective Mott phase regime, connecting two seemingly independent areas of research, and providing analogies with the physics of double-exchange models.
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- Physics and Astronomy(all)