Correlation between superconductivity and optical excitations

J. Orenstein, G. A. Thomas, D. H. Rapkine, C. G. Bethea, B. F. Levine, B. Batlogg, R. J. Cava, D. W. Johnson, E. A. Rietman

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Abstract

A series of reflectivity measurements on La2-xSrxCuO4 ceramics indicates a correlation between the concentration of positive carriers and both the spectral weight of optical excitations below 1 eV and the occurrence of superconductivity.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)8892-8894
Number of pages3
JournalPhysical Review B
Volume36
Issue number16
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 1987
Externally publishedYes

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Condensed Matter Physics

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    Orenstein, J., Thomas, G. A., Rapkine, D. H., Bethea, C. G., Levine, B. F., Batlogg, B., Cava, R. J., Johnson, D. W., & Rietman, E. A. (1987). Correlation between superconductivity and optical excitations. Physical Review B, 36(16), 8892-8894. https://doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevB.36.8892