Local density theory of high Tc superconductors: Ba2Sr2CaCu2O8

Arthur J. Freeman*, Jaejun Yu, Sandro Massida

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Results of highly precise local density FLAPW calculations of the electronic structure and properties of the Tc superconductor, Ba2Sr2CaCu2O8, are presented and compared with the earlier Cu-O systems. Here too, charge transfer excitations (excitons) appear responsible for the high Tc.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1225-1226
Number of pages2
JournalPhysica C: Superconductivity and its applications
StatePublished - 1988

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Condensed Matter Physics
  • Energy Engineering and Power Technology
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering


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