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Photoemission study of YBa2Cu3O7 through the superconducting transition: Evidence for oxygen dimerization

Sarma, DD and Sreedhar, K and Ganguly, P and Rao, CNR (1987) Photoemission study of YBa2Cu3O7 through the superconducting transition: Evidence for oxygen dimerization. In: Physical Review B: Condensed Matter, 36 (4). pp. 2371-2373.

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Abstract

Photoemission spectra of YBa2Cu3O7-δ in the normal and superconducting states provide direct evidence for dimerization of oxygen below Tc. Cu2+ is found to reduce to Cu1+ concomitantly. These changes may be of vital importance to the mechanism of high-temperature superconductivity.

Item Type: Journal Article
Additional Information: Copy right of this article belongs to The American Physical Society.
Department/Centre: Division of Chemical Sciences > Solid State & Structural Chemistry Unit
Date Deposited: 11 Jan 2010 09:31
Last Modified: 19 Sep 2010 05:34
URI: http://eprints.iisc.ernet.in/id/eprint/20806

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