Volume 85, Number 1, January 2009
Article Number 17005
Number of page(s) 3
Section Condensed Matter: Electronic Structure, Electrical, Magnetic and Optical Properties
Published online 12 January 2009
EPL, 85 (2009) 17005
DOI: 10.1209/0295-5075/85/17005

A kinematic model for the universal Tc vs. doping curve in cuprates

Z. Y. Weng1 and Chen Ning Yang1, 2

1   Center for Advanced Study, Tsinghua University - Beijing 100084, China
2   The Chinese University of Hong Kong - Hong Kong, China

received 4 October 2008; accepted in final form 27 November 2008; published January 2009
published online 12 January 2009

There is an empirical universal relation for the superconducting transition temperature as a function of doping concentration in high-Tc superconductors. In this work we provide a kinematic explanation based on ODLRO.

74.20.-z - Theories and models of superconducting state.
74.62.-c - Transition temperature variations.

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