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High-temperature superconductivity in iron-based layered compounds


Institute of Electrophysics, Ural Branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences, ul. Amundsena 106, Ekaterinburg, 620016, Russian Federation

Basic experimental data are presented for a new class of high-temperature superconductors — iron-based layered compounds of the types REOFeAs (RE = La, Ce, Nd, Pr, Sm, ...), AFe2As2 (A = Ba, Sr, ...), AFeAs (A = Li, ...), and FeSe(Te). The structure of electronic spectra in these compounds is discussed, including the correlation effects, as is the spectrum and role of collective excitations (phonons and spin waves). Basic models for describing various types of magnetic ordering and Cooper pairing are reviewed.

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PACS: 74.20.−z, 74.25.−q, 74.62.−c, 74.70.−b (all)
DOI: 10.1070/PU2008v051n12ABEH006820
URL: https://ufn.ru/en/articles/2008/12/b/
Citation: Sadovskii M V "High-temperature superconductivity in iron-based layered compounds" Phys. Usp. 51 1201–1227 (2008)
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Оригинал: Садовский М В «Высокотемпературная сверхпроводимость в слоистых соединениях на основе железа» УФН 178 1243–1271 (2008); DOI: 10.3367/UFNr.0178.200812b.1243

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