Hague, J. P.; Kornilovitch, P. E.; Samson, J. H. and Alexandrov, A. S.
|DOI (Digital Object Identifier) Link:||http://dx.doi.org/10.1088/1742-6596/92/1/012118|
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A finite-range Fröhlich electron-phonon interaction (EPI) with c-axis polarized optical phonons has been identified in cuprate superconductors by photoemission spectroscopy, in agreement with an earlier proposal by Alexandrov and Kornilovitch . In this article, we discuss the consequences of long-range interactions on phonon-mediated local pairing. First, we examine the effects of modifying interaction range and lattice geometries with regard to analytical strong-coupling/non-adiabatic results for ladder systems. To test the applicability of the analytic results to experimentally achievable couplings and phonon frequencies, we apply a continuous time quantum Monte-Carlo algorithm (CTQMC) to the computation of the effective mass and pairing radius of lattice bipolarons. We demonstrate that bipolarons can be simultaneously small and light due to a novel crab-like motion. Such light, small bipolarons are a necessary precursor to high-temperature Bose-Einstein condensation in solids.
|Item Type:||Journal Article|
|Academic Unit/Department:||Science > Physical Sciences|
|Interdisciplinary Research Centre:||Centre for Earth, Planetary, Space and Astronomical Research (CEPSAR)
Biomedical Research Network (BRN)
|Depositing User:||James Hague|
|Date Deposited:||21 May 2009 12:56|
|Last Modified:||07 Mar 2014 13:49|
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