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High-temperature superconductivty

Code: 205316
ECTS: 0.0
Lecturers in charge: izv. prof. dr. sc. Ivan Kupčić - Lectures
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1. komponenta

Lecture typeTotal
Lectures 15
Exercises 7
* Load is given in academic hour (1 academic hour = 45 minutes)
Description:
1. Introduction to BCS superconductiviy.
2. Crystal structure and structural phase transitions in the cuprates.
3. Magnetic properties of the cuprates: neutron scattering and NMR.
4. Thermodynamic properties of the cuprates: specific heat measurements.
5. Electronic properties of the cuprates: band structure calculations and ARPES measuremnts. Pseudogap in the electronic density of states.
6. Transport and microwave properties of the cuprates. Electron, phonon and two-magnon Raman scattering. Reflectivity measurements.
7. Experimental determination and theoretical discussion of the symmetry of the superconducting order parameter.
8. Theoretical models for the high-temperature superconductivity. The role of strong correlations and electron-phonon coupling in the normal and superconducting state of the cuprates.
Literature:
  1. N. Plakida, High-Temperature Cuprate Superconductors, Springer, Berlin, 2010.
  2. M. Tinkham, Introduction to Superconductivity, Dover, New York, 1995.
  3. A. Marouchkine, Room-Temperature Superconductivity, Cambridge International Sc. Publ., 2007.
  4. J. R. Schrieffer, Theory of Superconductivity, Benjamin, New York, 1964.
  5. P. W. Anderson, The Theory of Superconductivity in the High-Tc Cuprates, Princeton University Press, 1997.
1. semester
Fizika kondenzirane tvari - izborni predmeti - Mandatory smjer - Condensed matter physics
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