Critical Overview of Theories for High Temperature Superconductors

  • C. M. Varma


In this overview I will discuss the principal theoretical ideas proposed for the mechanism of superconductivity in the oxide metals, their chief shortcomings and some of the experimental results which relate one way or the other to them.


Hubbard Model Charge Density Wave Spin Fluctuation Oxide Superconductor Magnetic Fluctuation 
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  • C. M. Varma
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  1. 1.AT&T Bell LaboratoriesMurray HillUSA

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