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The energy gap in the electron excitation spectrum of oxide superconductors

Analysis of results of investigations of the energy gap $\Delta$ in oxide high-$T_c$ superconductors by the methods of the tunnel effect, electron photoemission, IR absorption, Raman scattering of light, and others, indicates satisfactory agreement of results obtained by different methods. For all the oxide superconductors with $T_c\ge$ 30 K the ratio $2\Delta/kT_c$ = 5--6 is significantly greater than the value predicted by the BCS theory. The deviations of the experimental data near the edge and the bottom of the gap from the values that follow from the traditional model for the distribution in energy of the excitations are within the limits of accuracy of the measurements. The data obtained do not contradict the ideas concerning the electron-phonon mechanism of superconductivity in the oxide superconductors that have been investigated.

PACS: 74.25.Jb, 74.50.+r, 74.20.Fg, 74.72.Dn, 71.18.+y, 74.25.Gz (all)
DOI: 10.1070/PU1990v033n09ABEH002645
Citation: Zavaritskii N V "The energy gap in the electron excitation spectrum of oxide superconductors" Sov. Phys. Usp. 33 (9) 775–791 (1990)
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PT Journal Article
TI The energy gap in the electron excitation spectrum of oxide superconductors
AU Zavaritskii N V
FAU Zavaritskii NV
DP 10 Sep, 1990
TA Phys. Usp.
VI 33
IP 9
PG 775-791
RX 10.1070/PU1990v033n09ABEH002645
SO Phys. Usp. 1990 Sep 10;33(9):775-791

Оригинал: Заварицкий Н В «Энергетическая щель в спектре возбуждений оксидных сверхпроводников» УФН 160 (9) 177–206 (1990); DOI: 10.3367/UFNr.0160.199009e.0177

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