Charge Transport in Synthetic Metals

Дата и время публикации : 1999-01-25T18:41:49Z

Авторы публикации и институты :
V. J. Emery
S. A. Kivelson
V. N. Muthukumar

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Коментарии к cтатье: 8 pages latex: for the Proceedings of “Physical Phenomena in High Magnetic Fields, III. Tallahassee, 1998″
Первичная категория: cond-mat.str-el

Все категории : cond-mat.str-el

Краткий обзор статьи: The phenomenology of charge transport in synthetic metals is reviewed. It is argued that the conventional quasiparticle picture and Boltzmann transport theory do not apply to these materials. The central ideas of Fermi liquid theory are reviewed, and the significant corrections produced by quasiparticle scattering from ferromagnetic spin fluctuations in liquid $^3$He are described. It is shown that Sr$_2$RuO$_4$ does not display the symptoms of a nearly-ferromagnetic Fermi liquid, so the source of its odd angular momentum pairing remains to be understood. The solution of an assisted-tunneling model of charge transport in quasi-one dimensional materials is described. This model has a quantum critical point and gives a resistivity that is linear in temperature or frequency, whichever is greater.

Category: Physics