Novel Superconductivity

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  • ISBN-13: 9781461290766
  • Publisher: Springer US
  • Publication date: 12/31/2013
  • Edition description: Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 1987
  • Pages: 1156
  • Product dimensions: 7.00 (w) x 10.00 (h) x 2.26 (d)

Table of Contents

The Rocky Road to High Temperature Superconductivity.- I. Conventional Systems.- Electric Field Modulation of Low Electron Density Thin Film Superconductors.- Superconductivity at Contact of Ultrathin Gold Films with Amorphous Germanium.- Superconductivity in Thin Films of Au/Si by Ion Implantation.- Test of the Tc-Predictions Using the Rigid Band Model for Refractory Compounds.- Superconductivity and Metal Clusters.- Proximity Effect and Anderson Localization.- Superconductivity and Disorder in Low Carrier Density La-S.- Bounds on Superconducting Properties in Eliashberg Theory.- Disorder-Induced Pair Breaking in Superconductors.- Flux Lattice Melting in Amorphous Composite In/InOx Thin Film Superconductors.- Evidence for Non-Phonic Superconductivity in Nb3Ge.- II. Organic Superconductors.- One-Dimensional Correlations in Organic Superconductors: Magnetism and Superconductivity.- Anisotropic Superconductivity and NMR Relaxation Rate in Organic Superconductors.- Nuclear Magnetic Relaxation in the Organic Superconductor (TMTSF)2ClO4.- Electronic Band Structure and Point-Contact Spectroscopy of the Organic Superconductor—-(BEDT-TTF)2I3.- The Origin of Pairing Interaction in Organic Superconductors.- Synthesis and Structure, Properties of BEDT-TTF Derivatives.- On the Possibility of High-Temperature Superconductivity in Organic Materials.- III. Heavy Fermions.- Heavy Electron Superconductivity.- Heavy Electron Superconductivity: From 1K to 90K to—.- Critical Fields of UBe13 Films.- Kondo Lattices: Possible Mechanism for a Non-Phonon Superconductivity and Magnetic-Field-Induced Superconductivity.- Heavy Fermion Properties and their Relation to Electron Band Theory.- Ultrasonic Invatigation of Novel Superconducting Systems.- Phenomenology of Superconductivity and Magnetic Order in Heavy Fermi Liquids and Narrow-Band Metals.- Proximity Effects Between Conventional and Unconventional Superconductors.- Charge Imbalance Relaxation as a Probe of Anisotropic Heavy Fermion Superconductors.- Effects of Mass Enchantment on Cooper Pairing in Heavy-Fermion Superconductors.- IV. High Tc Oxides: General Properties.- Parameters, Exotic Properties of High Tc Superconductors.- The Ginzburg Criterion in the High Tc Oxides.- V. Theories of High Tc.- RVB Theory of High Tc Superconductivity.- Electronic Fluctuation, Pairing.- Non-Phonon Mechanisms of Superconductivity in High Tc Superconducting Oxides and Other Materials and their Manifestation.- Interactions and Interfaces in Layered Systems.- Excitonic Superconductivity in Layer Structures.- The Exciton Interaction: Its Possible Role in High Temperature Superconductivity.- Charge Transfer Resonances and Superconductive Pairing in the New Oxide Metals.- Bonds, Bands, Charge Transfer Excitations and Superconductivity: YBa2Cu3O7-?
vs. YBa2Cu3O6.- Possible Role of Oxygen Vacancies, Excitonic Mechanism in High Tc Superconducting Oxides.- An Excitonic Model for the New High Temperature Superconductors.- Excitonic Theory of High Temperature Oxide Superconductors.- Superexchange Mediated Superconductivity in the Single Band Hubbard Model.- On Spin-Density Wave State in (La1-xMx)2 CuO4-?.- Critical Temperature of Superconductivty Caused by Strong Correlations.- Superconducting Energy Gap and Pairing Interaction in High Tc Oxides.- Are Spin Density Waves Involved in High Temperature Superconductivity?.- The Effect of Structural and Antiferromagnetic Phase Transitions on Superconductivity.- Effects of Coulomb Interaction on Superconductivity.- The Importance of Different Two Dimensional Plasmon Branches for High Tc Superconductors.- Basis and Consequences of the Two-Band Model for High Tc Oxide Superconductors.- Spectra of Plamons in Superconducting Cuprates.- The Role of Spatial Separation in Pairing Induced by Electronic Modes.- Elementary Remarks on High Temperature Superconductors.- Polaron Effects in High Tc Perovskite Superconductors.- Superconductivity Due to Negative-U Impurities.- Prediction of Anisotropic Thermopower of La2-xMxCuO4.- Band Structure, Electron-Phonon Interaction Calculations for Proposed High-Tc Superconducting Oxides: MCuO3 (M = La, Ba, Cs, Y) in the Perovskite Structure.- Character of States Near the Fermi Level in YBa2Cu3O7.- Elementary Theories of the Properties of the Cuprates.- Mean Field Approach to Double-Occupancy Induced Pairing in Oxide Superconductors.- Theoretical Model for Oxygen Vacancy Dependence of Tcin the YBa2Cu3Ox System (6— x— 8).- Complex Hamiltonians: Common Features of Mechanisms for High-Tc and Slow Relaxation.- Superconductivity Due to Localized Bipolarons in Metal-Oxide Compounds.- Dilute Fermi Liquid of Heavy Polarons in Copper Oxide Superconductors.- Molecular Orbital Basis for Superconductivity with Applications to High-Tc Materials.- Supression of High Temperature Superconductivty by Disorder in the Resonant Valence Bond Model.- VI. Research on High Tc Superconductivity.- Discovery and Physics of Superconductivity Above 90K.- Mixed Valence Copper Oxides, High Tc Superconductors: Structural Study and Electron Transport Properties.- Tunneling Spectroscopy of Novel Superconductors.- Thermodynamic Critical Field of Y1Ba2Cu3O7.- Microstructure and Superconductivty in High Tc Materials.- Copper Oxidation States, Vacancy Ordering, Their Effect on High Temperature Superconductivty.- Bulk Superconductivity at 60K in Oxygen-Deficient Ba2YCu3O7-?
and Oxygen Isotope Effect in La1.85Sr0.15CuO4.- Bulk Modulus Anomalies at the Superconducting Transitions of Single Phase YBa2Cu3O7 and La1.85Sr .15CuO4.- Absence of Resistivity Saturation, its Implications for the High Tc Superconductors.- EPR, Magnetization, Resistivity Studies in Doped (4f, 3d ions), Undoped R (or Y) Ba2Cu3O9-x High Tc Superconductors.- Upper Critical Field Measurements for RBa2Cu3O7 (R = Y, Eu.9Y.1, Sm).- Cu-O Superconductors: Through a Lens, but Darkly.- Single Crystal Superconducting Y1Ba2Cu3O7-? Oxide Films by Molecular Beam Epitaxy.- Chemical Doping and Physical Properties of the New High Temperature Superconducting Perovskites.- Properties of Oriented Oxide Superconductor Thin Films Prepared by Pulse Laser Evaporation from High-Tc Bulk Material.- Oxygen Isotope Effect in the High Temperature Superconductors YBa2Cu3O7-? and La1.85Sr0.15CuO4 with O 18 Substituted by Diffusion.- Magnetic Field Dependence of the Specific Heat of Some High-Tc Superconductors.- A Summary on Some Work on High Temperature Superconductors at Brookhaven National Laboratory.- A Neutron Powder Diffraction Study of Ba2YCu3O7.- Structural Phase Transformations and High Tc Superconductivity.- Neutron Scattering Studies of La2CuO4-?.- X-Ray Absorption Studies of La2-x(Ba,Sr)xCuO4 Superconductors.- Photoemission Studies of the High Tc Superconductor YBa2Cu3O9-?.- Muon Spin Relaxation Studies on High-Tc Superconductors.- Inductive Transition of YBa2Cu3O7-x in the 4 MHz Frequency Range.- Intrinsic Critical Current and Magnetization of YBa2Cu3O7.- The Effect of Anisotropy in Hc2 on the Breadth of the Resistive Transition of Polycrystalline YBa2Cu3O7-? in a Magnetic Field.- Superconducting Properties and Structural Characterization of High Tc Oxides.- The Variation of Tc with Hole Concentration in La2-xSrxCuO4-? Superconductors, Comparison with YBa2Cu3O7-?.- Anisotropy in Single-Crystal Y1Ba2Cu3O7-?.- Present Status of High Tc Oxide Superconductivty Studies at Tohoku University.- Current Carrying Properties in High Tc Y-Ba-Cu-O System.- Preparation, Structure and Magnetic Field Studies of High Tc Superconductors.- Magnetic Behavior of YBaCuO.- A Coupled Structure, Electrical Transition in La2Cu04 Near 30 K..- A Photoemission Study of High Tc Oxides.- Experiments on Heavy Electron and High Tc Oxide Superconductors.- Electronic States in High Tc Oxide Superconductors.- Flux-Quantum, Tunnel Characteristics of La2-xSrxCuO4 (x = 0.05— 0.2), MBa2Cu3O7 (M-Lu,Y) Ceramics.- Effect of Disordering on the Properties of High Temperature Ceramic Superconductors.- Anomalous Behavior of Elastic Characteristics YBa2Cu3O7 Near Tc.- Point Contact Study of Metal Oxide Superconductor Y-Ba-Cu-O.- Infared Reflectivity, Inelastic Light Scattering, Energy Gap in Y-Ba-Cu-O Superconductors.- Specific Features of Microwave Absorption of Superconducting Ceramics in a Magnetic Field.- Low Temperature X-Ray Analysis and Electron Microscopy of a New Family of Superconducting Materials.- Microwave Response of the Superconducting YBa2Cu3O9-x Ceramics.- Crystal Preparation of (La1-xMx)2CuO4 (M=Sr and Ba) and Discovery of Magnetic Superconductors Ln-Ba-Cu-O Systems (Ln=Lanthanide Atoms).- Optical-Reflectance Study of the Single-Crystal Superconductor (La1-xSrx)2CuO4.- Single X-ray Diffraction Study of (La1-xMx)2CuO4-? (M=Sr and Ba), La2CuO4-? and LnBa2Cu3O7-? (Ln=Y, Dy and Ho) Systems.- Single Crystal Studies, Electron Tunneling of (La1-xMx)2CuO4-? (M=Ba and Sr).- Study of Superconducting Oxides at Westinghouse.- Study of the Preparations and Properties of YBaCuO Films.- Some Physical Properties of High Temperature Superconductors.- Resistance Dependence, Thermogravimetric Analysis of the Er1Ba2 Cu3O9-? Superconductor Above Room Temperature.- Anomolous Resistive Behavior in Er1Ba2Cu3O9-? at 290 K.- Structure and the (014)/(005) X-ray Line Intensity in 1-2-3 Superconductors.- Measurement of Fluctuation-Enhanced Conductivity Above Tc in Y-Ba-Cu-O.- Grain Decoupling at Low Magnetic Fields in Ceramic YBa2Cu3O7-?.- Magnetization of Superconducting Ba(Y, Nd, Sm, Gd, Dy, Er, Yb) CuO Systems.- Josephson Effect, Energy Gap Measurements from Nb/YBCO Point Contact Structures.- Evidence of High Energy Excitations in High Tc Superconductors.- Structural, Charge-Transfer Description of High-Tc Superconductivity in Y1Ba2Cu3O7-?.- Tunneling Spectroscopy of High Tc Oxide Superconductors with a Scanning Tunneling Microscope.- Oxygen Ordering, Interfacial Superconductivity at Twin Boundaries in Landau-Ginzburg Superconductor Oxide Metal.- Superconductivty in YBa2-xSrxCu3O7-y and Y1-xSrxCuO3.- Cu Substitution into the La/Y Site in La1.8Sr.2CuO4, YBa2Cu3O7: Determination by X-ray Absorption Spectropscopy.- Hall Effect in YBa2Cu3O7-x vs Oxygen Content x: Observation of a Sharp Transition in RH vs. x.- Oxygen Stoichiomerty of YBa2Cu3O7-x.- Substitution for Copper in High-Tc Oxides.- Superconductivity in Pure La2CuO4.- Oxygen-Intercalation Effect upon Tetragonal-LaBa2Cu3-xOy Compound Samples.- Summary.- Trends and Future: Theory.- Trends and Future: As Seen at the Berkeley Workshop.- Concluding Remarks.- Participants.
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