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Journal of Superconductivity

, Volume 10, Issue 5, pp 503–506 | Cite as

Pair-Breaking Effect in a van Hove Superconductor

  • I. Tifrea
  • M. Crisan
  • S. Yoksan
Article

Abstract

he pair breaking effect in the critical temperature has been considered. We showed that the decrease in the critical temperature can be described by an Abrikosov-Gorkov-like formula which contains the correction due to the van Hove density of states.

Key words

van Hove singularity pair breaking critical temperature superconductivity 

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© Plenum Publishing Corporation 1997

Authors and Affiliations

  • I. Tifrea
    • 1
  • M. Crisan
    • 1
  • S. Yoksan
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Theoretical PhysicsUniversity of ClujRomania
  2. 2.Department of PhysicsSrinakharinwirot UniversityBangkokThailand

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