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Advances in Condensed Matter Physics
Volume 2012 (2012), Article ID 313947, 8 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2012/313947
Research Article

Nonlocal Electron-Phonon Interaction as a Source of Dynamic Charge Stripes in the Cuprates

Institut für Festkörpertheorie, Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität, Wilhelm-Klemm-Straße 10, 48149 Münster, Germany

Received 14 March 2012; Accepted 20 September 2012

Academic Editor: Jörg Fink

Copyright © 2012 Claus Falter and Thomas Bauer. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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