High Tc Superconductors and Related Transition Metal Oxides: Special Contributions in Honor of K. Alex Müller on the Occasion of his 80th Birthday

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This book presents theoretical as well as experimental articles focused on recent new results in high temperature superconductivity. All contributors are high ranking scientists who have done major work to enhance the understanding of this phenomenon. A few articles deal with ferroelectricity and its applications. The book is dedicated to Prof. Dr. K. Alex Müller on his 80th birthday. During his scientific career he made major advances in the understanding of ferroelectricity.

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Overview

This book presents theoretical as well as experimental articles focused on recent new results in high temperature superconductivity. All contributors are high ranking scientists who have done major work to enhance the understanding of this phenomenon. A few articles deal with ferroelectricity and its applications. The book is dedicated to Prof. Dr. K. Alex Müller on his 80th birthday. During his scientific career he made major advances in the understanding of ferroelectricity.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9783642090066
  • Publisher: Springer Berlin Heidelberg
  • Publication date: 11/19/2010
  • Edition description: Softcover reprint of hardcover 1st ed. 2007
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 320
  • Product dimensions: 0.72 (w) x 9.21 (h) x 6.14 (d)

Table of Contents

Superlight Small Bipolarons: ARoute to Room Temperature Superconductivity.- Mott Limit in High-T c Cuprates.- Perovskites and Their New Role in Oxide Electronics.- Van Hove Scenario for High T c Superconductors.- Possible Jahn–Teller Effect and Strong Electron–Phonon Coupling in Beryllium Hydride.- The Competing Interactions in Multiferroics and Their Possible Implications for HTSs.- Site-Selective Oxygen-Isotope Exchange in YBa2Cu3O7?x .- Coexistence of Order–Disorder and Displacive Behavior of KH2PO4 and Analogs from Electron Paramagnetic Resonance.- The High T c Cuprates as Nanoscale Inhomogeneous Superconductors.- Essential Role of the Lattice in the Mechanism of High Temperature Superconductivity.- Shared Fascinations.- Admixture of an s-Wave Component to the d-Wave Gap Symmetry in High-Temperature Superconductors.- Electronic Inhomogeneities and Pairing from Unscreened Interactions in High-T c Superconductors.- Interplay of Jahn-Teller Physics and Mott Physics in Cuprates.- 20 years High Pressure Materials Synthesis Group Activity After Discovery of High-T c Superconductors.- Two-Gap Superconductivity in the Cuprate Superconductor La1.83Sr0.17CuO4.- Skyrmions in Lightly Doped Cuprates?.- Lone Pairs, Bipolarons and Superconductivity in Tellurium.- Carbon Based Superconductors.- Band Renormalization Effect in Bi2Sr2Ca2Cu3O10+? .- How Large is the Intrinsic Flux Noise of aMagnetic Flux Quantum, of Half aFlux Quantum and of aVortex-Free Superconductor?.- Lattice and Magnetic Excitations in Relation to Pairing and the Formation of Jahn–Teller Polaron Textures in Cuprates.- Lattice Effects in High-Temperature Superconducting Cuprates Revealed by X-ray Absorption Spectroscopy.- Specific Heat of Na0.3CoO2??H2O, aNovel Superconductor with Structural and Electronic Similarities to the High-T c Cuprates.- Quantum Superconductor-Metal Transition in Al, C doped MgB2 and Overdoped Cuprates?.- Ferroelectric-on-Superconductor Devices.- Electronic Phase Separation and Unusual Isotope Effects in La2?x Sr x CuO4 Observed by Electron Paramagnetic Resonance.- Some Science History with aMutual Connection.- Reminiscences of Collaboration in 1986.- Coupled Order Parameters in Magneto-Ferrolectrics.

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