Anisotropic superconductivity in PrOs4Sb12

  • D. Parker
  • K. Maki
  • S. Haas
Solid and Condensed State Physics


Recently two anisotropic superconducting gap functions have been observed in the skutterudite PrOs4Sb12. These order parameters are spin-triplet. There are at least 2 distinct phases in a magnetic field, bearing some resemblance to superfluid 3He. Here we present an analysis of the thermodynamic properties in these two superconducting states within the weak-coupling BCS theory.


Spectroscopy Magnetic Field Neural Network State Physics Complex System 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Physics and AstronomyUniversity of Southern CaliforniaLos AngelesUSA

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