Structural Chemistry and the Local Charge Picture of Copper Oxide Superconductors

  title={Structural Chemistry and the Local Charge Picture of Copper Oxide Superconductors},
  author={Robert J. Cava},
  pages={656 - 662}
  • R. Cava
  • Published 1990
  • Chemistry, Medicine
  • Science
The crystal structures of the known copper oxide superconductors are described, with particular emphasis on the manner in which they fall into structural families. The local charge picture, a framework for understanding the influence of chemical composition, stoichiometry, and doping on the electrical properties of complex structures, is also described. 

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