This book contains rewiev articles presenting the current status of high-temperature superconductivity research. The articles cover synthesis issues, materials properties and most fundamental theoretical problems. Applications of high- temperature superconductors are also reflected in several contributions.
The book addresses researchers working in fundamental research in solid-state physics as well as engineers developing new materials for industrial applications.
This book contains review articles presenting the current status of high-temperature superconductivity research. It addresses researchers working in fundamental research in solid-state physics as well as engineers developing new material for industrial applications.
Structural features that optimize high temperature superconductivity.- Role of doping, pressure and van Hove singularities on highest Tc materials.- Localized-itinerant electronic transitions in perovskites.- Overview of recent magnetic studies of high T c cuprate parent compounds and related materials.- HgBa2Can?1CunO2n+2+? and Y2Ba4Cu6+nO14+n single crystals: High pressure synthesis and properties.- Tl-based high temperature superconducting cuprates: Structure and properties.- Hydrogen in high-T c superconductors.- The superconductor-insulator transition in the LaSrCuO system.- On the s and d wave symmetry in high-T c cuprate superconductors.- Properties of infinite-layer and T?-phase electron-doped copper-oxide superconductors.- Magnetically modulated microwave absorption MMMA in investigation of superconductors.- Emerging applications of high temperature superconductors in electric power.- Spin fluctuations and pairing in the cuprate superconductors: A progress report.- Crossover from BCS superconductivity to superfluidity of local pairs.- Electron-phonon interactions in correlated systems.- Voltage-probe-position dependence and magnetic-flux contribution to the measured voltage in ac tansport measurements: Which measuring circuit determines the real losses?.- Superconductivity in doped insulators.- Superconducting properties of the weakly interacting charged boes gas.- Universal properties of multilayer high-temperature superconductors: Transition, temperature and a spatial modulation of the gap.- Driven motion of vortices in superconductors.- Superconducting fraunhofer microscopy the one vortex problem.- The impact of tailored defects on length scales and current conduction in high-Tc superconductors.- Coexistence of superconductivity and magnetism in HTSC materials? ?SR and magnetooptical studies.