The high temperature superconductivity in cuprates: physics of the pseudogap region

@article{Cea2016TheHT,
  title={The high temperature superconductivity in cuprates: physics of the pseudogap region},
  author={Paolo Cea},
  journal={The European Physical Journal B},
  year={2016},
  volume={89},
  pages={1-54}
}
  • P. Cea
  • Published 18 April 2016
  • Physics
  • The European Physical Journal B
Abstract We discuss the physics of the high temperature superconductivity in hole doped copper oxide ceramics in the pseudogap region. Starting from an effective reduced Hamiltonian relevant to the dynamics of holes injected into the copper oxide layers proposed in a previous paper, we determine the superconductive condensate wavefunction. We show that the low-lying elementary condensate excitations are analogous to the rotons in superfluid 4He. We argue that the rotons-like excitations account… 
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