Magnetic frustration model for superconductivity in planar CuO2 systems

R. J. Birgeneau*, M. A. Kastner, A. Aharony

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We present a model for the superconductivity in CuO2 planar systems based on the magnetic frustration mechanism introduced recently by Aharony et al.; our model incorporates explicitly the concentration dependence of the Cu++ spin-spin correlation function. We argue that the transport is via holes in the non-bonding in-plane oxygen orbitals. These two features lead to d-state pairing with, in the BCS approximation, a predicted Tc vs x dependence which agrees well experiments on La2-xSrxCuO4.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)57-62
Number of pages6
Journal Zeitschrift fur Physik B-Condensed Matter
Issue number1
StatePublished - Mar 1988


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