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Structure–property relationship in superconducting cuprates

Rao, CNR and Ganguli, AK (1995) Structure–property relationship in superconducting cuprates. In: Chemical Society Reviews, 24 (1). pp. 1-7.

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An examination of the structure and superconducting properties of the various families of cuprates suggests several interesting structural commonalities. Relations between some of the structural parameters of the cuprates and the superconducting transition temperature, T-c, provide useful insights. Variations of T-c on the hole concentration, the in-plane Cu-O and the apical Cu-O distances, as well as the Madelung potentials and bond valence sums are particularly noteworthy. The Cu-O charge-transfer energy appears to be fundamental in determining the properties of cuprates.

Item Type: Journal Article
Publication: Chemical Society Reviews
Publisher: Royal Society of Chemistry
Additional Information: Copyright of this article belongs to Royal Society of Chemistry.
Department/Centre: Division of Chemical Sciences > Solid State & Structural Chemistry Unit
Date Deposited: 26 May 2011 04:59
Last Modified: 26 May 2011 04:59
URI: http://eprints.iisc.ac.in/id/eprint/37929

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