We investigate the finite temperature magnetothermoelectric response in the vicinity of a superfluid-Mott-insulator quantum phase transition. We focus on the particle-hole symmetric transitions of the Bose-Hubbard model, and combine Lorentz invariance arguments with quantum Boltzmann calculations. By means of an epsilon expansion, we find that a nonvanishing thermoelectric tensor and a finite thermal transport coefficient are supported in this quantum critical regime. We comment on the singular Nernst effect in this problem.
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- Physics and Astronomy(all)