Single full gap with mixed type-I and type-II superconductivity on surface of the type-II Dirac semimetal PdTe2 by point-contact spectroscopy

  title={Single full gap with mixed type-I and type-II superconductivity on surface of the type-II Dirac semimetal 
 by point-contact spectroscopy},
  author={Tian Le and Lichang Yin and Zili Feng and Qi Huang and Liqiang Che and Jian‐xin Li and Youguo Shi and Xin Lu},
  journal={Physical Review B},
We report our point-contact spectroscopy (PCS) study on the superconducting state of the type-II Dirac semimetal PdTe$_2$ with a superconducting transition temperature $T\rm_c \sim$ 1.65 K. Both mechanical- and soft- PCS differential conductance curves at 0.3 K show a consistent double-peak structure and they can be perfectly fitted by a single s-wave gap based on the Blonder-Tinkham-Klapwijk model. The gap follows a typical Bardeen-Cooper-Schrieffer temperature behavior, yielding $\Delta_0… Expand

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