Spin polarised carrier injection into high T_c superconductor: A test for the superconductivity mechanism?

Дата и время публикации : 2000-07-07T05:18:56Z

Авторы публикации и институты :
Satadeep Bhatttacharjee
Manas Sardar

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Коментарии к cтатье: Submitted to Phys. Rev B, 5pages Tex file, with 4 postscript figures
Первичная категория: cond-mat.supr-con

Все категории : cond-mat.supr-con

Краткий обзор статьи: We point out in this short communique, that be it a s-wave or d-wave superconductor, in a non equalibrium situation(i.e. in presence of excess unpolarised/polarised quasi-particles maintained by an injection current) the superconducting gap suppresion by the presence of same amount excess quasi-particles, can at best differ by a factor of 2, for a conventional BCS superconductor. For the high $T_c$ superconductors on the other hand, there is a huge difference in gap suppresion between upolarised/polarised quasiparticle injection, as observed in the experimentscite{gold}. We argue that this this large anomaly has a natural explanation within the {it Interleyer tunneling mechanism} of Wheatley, Hsu and Andersoncite{and}, and is due to the excess polarised quasiparticles blocking the interlayer pair tunneling process. We also point out that spin polarised quasi-particle injection in a superconductor is a very easy way to distinguish between a s-wave or an anisotropic gap superconductor.

Category: Physics