Scanning tunneling spectroscopy of high-temperature superconductors

@article{Fischer2007ScanningTS,
  title={Scanning tunneling spectroscopy of high-temperature superconductors},
  author={O. Fischer and M. Kugler and I. Maggio-Aprile and C. Berthod and C. Renner},
  journal={Reviews of Modern Physics},
  year={2007},
  volume={79},
  pages={353-419}
}
Tunneling spectroscopy has played a central role in the experimental verification of the microscopic theory of superconductivity in classical superconductors. Initial attempts to apply the same approach to high-temperature superconductors were hampered by various problems related to the complexity of these materials. The use of scanning tunneling microscopy and spectroscopy (STM and STS) on these compounds allowed the main difficulties to be overcome. This success motivated a rapidly growing… Expand
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