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Increases in the gate capacitance of field-effect transistor structures allow the production of lower-power devices that are compatible with higher clock rates, driving the race for developing high-κ dielectrics. However, many-body effects in an electronic system can also enhance capacitance. Onto the electron system that forms at the LaAlO(3)/SrTiO(3)(More)
At interfaces between complex oxides, electronic systems with unusual electronic properties can be generated. We report on superconductivity in the electron gas formed at the interface between two insulating dielectric perovskite oxides, LaAlO3 and SrTiO3. The behavior of the electron gas is that of a two-dimensional superconductor, confined to a thin sheet(More)
The interface between LaAlO(3) and SrTiO(3) hosts a two-dimensional electron system of itinerant carriers, although both oxides are band insulators. Interface ferromagnetism coexisting with superconductivity has been found and attributed to local moments. Experimentally, it has been established that Ti 3d electrons are confined to the interface. Using soft(More)
N. Pavlenko,1,2,* T. Kopp,1 E. Y. Tsymbal,3 J. Mannhart,4 and G. A. Sawatzky5 1Center for Electronic Correlations and Magnetism, Experimental Physics VI, Institute of Physics, University of Augsburg, 86135 Augsburg, Germany 2Center for Electronic Correlations and Magnetism, Theoretical Physics III, Institute of Physics, University of Augsburg, 86135(More)
Two-dimensional electron systems at oxide interfaces are often influenced by a Rashba type spin-orbit coupling, which is tunable by a transverse electric field. Ferromagnetism near the interface can simultaneously induce strong local magnetic fields. This combination of spin-orbit coupling and magnetism leads to asymmetric two-sheeted Fermi surfaces, on(More)
The verification of topological superconductivity has become a major experimental challenge. Apart from the very few spin-triplet superconductors with p-wave pairing symmetry, another candidate system is a conventional, two-dimensional (2D) s-wave superconductor in a magnetic field with a sufficiently strong Rashba spin-orbit coupling. Typically, the(More)
Striped high-T(c) superconductors such as La(2-y-x)Nd(y)Sr(x)CuO(4) and La(2-x)Ba(x)CuO(4) near x = 1/8 show a fascinating competition between spin and charge order and superconductivity. A theory for these systems therefore has to capture both the spin correlations of an antiferromagnet and the pair correlations of a superconductor. For this purpose we(More)
In the BCS theory of superconductivity, one assumes that all Cooper pairs have the same center-of-mass momentum. This is indeed enforced by self-consistency if the pairing interaction is momentum independent. Here, we show that for an attractive nearest-neighbor interaction, this is different. In this case, stable solutions with pairs with momenta q and −q(More)