Exotic s-wave superconductivity in alkali-doped fullerides.

@article{Nomura2016ExoticSS,
  title={Exotic s-wave superconductivity in alkali-doped fullerides.},
  author={Yusuke Nomura and Shiro Sakai and Massimo Capone and Ryotaro Arita},
  journal={Journal of physics. Condensed matter : an Institute of Physics journal},
  year={2016},
  volume={28 15},
  pages={
          153001
        }
}
  • Y. Nomura, S. Sakai, R. Arita
  • Published 17 December 2015
  • Physics
  • Journal of physics. Condensed matter : an Institute of Physics journal
Alkali-doped fullerides (A3C60 with A = K, Rb, Cs) show a surprising phase diagram, in which a high transition-temperature (Tc) s-wave superconducting state emerges next to a Mott insulating phase as a function of the lattice spacing. This is in contrast with the common belief that Mott physics and phonon-driven s-wave superconductivity are incompatible, raising a fundamental question on the mechanism of the high-Tc superconductivity. This article reviews recent ab initio calculations, which… 
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