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Linear in Temperature Resistivity and Associated Mysteries

  title={Linear in Temperature Resistivity and Associated Mysteries},
  author={Chandra M. Varma},
  journal={arXiv: Strongly Correlated Electrons},
  • C. Varma
  • Published 15 August 2019
  • Physics
  • arXiv: Strongly Correlated Electrons
Recent experimental results: (i) the measurement of the singular specific heat in cuprates and the earlier such results in some heavy fermion compounds, (ii) the measurement of the single-particle scattering rates, (iii) the density fluctuation spectrum in cuprates and (iv) the long standing results on the linear temperature dependence of the resistivity, are used to show that a theory of the quantum-criticality in these compounds based on the solution of the dissipative 2D - XY model {\it… 

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