Low-Temperature Dependence of the Shear Viscosity in Superconductor S r 2 R u O 4

  • M. Yazdani-Hamid
  • H. Yavari
  • M. A. Shahzamanian
  • A. Karimi
Original Paper


Low-temperature dependence of the shear viscosity components in superconductor S r 2 R u O 4 is investigated within the framework of the Boltzmann equation. We will show that this dissipative viscosity has a power-law temperature dependence as T 2 for the γ band of the Fermi surface with the isotropic gap. Lupien et al. experimentally found that the shear viscosity components of superconductor S r 2 R u O 4 change as T 1.8 at low temperatures. This relative consistency between the temperature dependence for the isotropic gap and experimental results implies that the gap node of S r 2 R u O 4 may be a horizontal line node.


Sr2RuO4 Boltzmann equation Isotropic gap Horizontal line node 



This study was financially supported by the research council of the University of Isfahan, Iran.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Physics, Faculty of SciencesUniversity of IsfahanIsfahanIran

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