Spin gaps in high temperature superconductors

A. J. Millis, Lev Ioffe, Hartmut Monien

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Abstract

The phenomenology and theory of spin gap effects in high temperature superconductors is summarized. It is argued that the spin gap behavior can only be explained by a model of charge 0 spin 1 2 fermions which become paired into singlets and that there are both theoretical and experimental reasons for believing that the pairing is greatly enhanced in the bilayer structure of the Y1Ba2Cu3O6 + x system.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1641-1643
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of Physics and Chemistry of Solids
Volume56
Issue number12
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 1995

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Chemistry(all)
  • Materials Science(all)
  • Condensed Matter Physics

Keywords

  • NMR
  • antiferromagnetic correlations
  • spin-charge separation

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