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Author Alexandrov, A. S.

Title Strong-coupling theory of high-temperature superconductivity / Alexandre S. Alexandrov
Published Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2013
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Contents Preface; 1 Coulomb and Frohlich interactions; 1.1 Bare Hamiltonian; 1.2 Harmonic approximation; 1.3 Generic Hamiltonian in the Wannier representation; 1.4 Frohlich EPI in doped polar insulators; 2 Small polarons; 2.1 Canonical transformations; 2.2 Lang -- Firsov canonical transformation; 2.3 Ideal gas of small polarons; 2.4 Mobile small-Frohlich polaron; 2.5 Polaron spectral function; 3 Inverse-coupling expansion technique; 3.1 Polaron self-energy; 3.2 Phonon self-energy; 3.3 Attraction between polarons; 4 High-temperature superconductivity; 4.1 Weak-coupling regime
4.2 Strong-coupling regime: Polaronic t-Jp model4.3 Superlight small bipolarons in the t-Jp model; 4.4 Interplane tunnelling of bipolarons and giant mass anisotropy; 4.5 High Tc; 4.6 Residual polaron -- polaron repulsion; 5 Converting boson -- fermion mixtures; 5.1 Charged bosons mixed with fermions; 5.2 Pseudogap and superconducting gap; 5.3 Mobile fermions hybridized with immobile negative U centres; 5.3.1 Absence of the BCS-BEC crossover in the BFM; 5.3.2 3D BFM: Pairing of bosons; 6 Superconductivity from repulsion: Theoretical constraints; 6.1 Motivation
6.2 Kohn-Luttinger effect from the screened Coulomb repulsion6.3 Pairing of 2D-repulsive fermions on a lattice; 6.4 Superconductivity from strong Hubbard repulsion; 7 Theory and experiment: Confirmed predictions; 7.1 Unconventional-upper critical field; 7.2 Unconventional isotope effects, pseudogap and high Tc; 7.2.1 Different isotope effects on the critical temperature and the London penetration depth; 7.2.2 Quantitative explanation of isotope effects, Tc and the magneticfield penetration depth; 7.3 Unconventional Lorenz number: Double-charged carriers; 8 Experiments explained: Normal state
8.1 Normal state in-plane kinetics and magnetic spin susceptibility8.2 C-axis resistivity; 8.3 Normal-state orbital magnetoresistance; 8.4 Nuclear-magnetic relaxation rate; 8.5 Orbital diamagnetism and Nernst effect; 8.6 Mid-infrared absorption; 8.7 Angle-resolved photoemission and quantum oscillations; 9 Experiments explained: Superconducting state; 9.1 Specific heat anomaly; 9.2 Unconventional symmetry of the order parameter; 9.2.1 Unconventional Cooper pairs glued by conventional phonons; 9.2.2 Strong coupling: d-wave Bose condensate; 9.3 Doping dependence of Tc and the penetration depth
9.3.1 Screening of EPI and BEC-BCS crossover at overdoping9.3.2 Boomerang effect and boson-fermion mixture at overdoping; 9.4 BEC signatures in the optical sum rule; 9.5 Giant and nil proximity effects in cuprate superconductors; 9.6 NS and SS tunnelling: Pseudogap and superconducting gap; 9.6.1 Cuprate band structures; 9.6.2 NS tunnelling; 9.6.3 SS tunnelling; 10 Further predictions; 10.1 Magnetic pair breaking and colossal magnetoresistance; 10.2 Feasibility of a liquid superconductor; 10.3 Route to room-temperature superconductivity; References; Index
Summary Written for researchers and academics, this monograph provides a detailed introduction to the strong-coupling theory of high-temperature superconductivity
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject High temperature superconductivity.
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