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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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
Issue number16
StatePublished - 1987
Externally publishedYes

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Condensed Matter Physics


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