, Volume 29, Issue 1, pp L113–L115 | Cite as

On the role of acoustic plasmons in highT c superconductors

  • V M Nandakumaran
Rapid Communications


The role of acoustic plasmons in the recently discovered highT c superconductors is discussed. It is shown that the exchange of acoustic plasmons together with the usual phonon exchange between electrons can give rise to aT c ∼ 100 K.


High temperature superconductivity lanthanum barium copper oxide acoustic plasmon 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • V M Nandakumaran
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of PhysicsCochin University of Science and TechnologyCochinIndia

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