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Title: Angle-Resolved Transport Measurements Reveal Electronic Nematicity in Cuprate Superconductors

Abstract

Observations of spontaneous breaking of the rotational symmetry in an electron fluid, the so-called “electronic nematicity,” have been reported in several quantum materials. We have developed several different methods, based on angle-resolved transport measurements, to determine the amplitude and the director of the nematic order. Here, we present methods that are applicable to thin films or single crystals, illustrate them with transport data obtained on copper oxide superconductors, and discuss their relative advantages and disadvantages.

Authors:
 [1];  [1];  [2];  [1];  [1];  [1];  [1]; ORCiD logo [2]
  1. Brookhaven National Lab. (BNL), Upton, NY (United States)
  2. Brookhaven National Lab. (BNL), Upton, NY (United States); Yale Univ., New Haven, CT (United States)
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Research Org.:
Brookhaven National Lab. (BNL), Upton, NY (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE Office of Science (SC), Basic Energy Sciences (BES)
OSTI Identifier:
1566873
Report Number(s):
BNL-212112-2019-JAAM
Journal ID: ISSN 1557-1939; TRN: US2001009
Grant/Contract Number:  
SC0012704
Resource Type:
Accepted Manuscript
Journal Name:
Journal of Superconductivity and Novel Magnetism
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Volume: 33; Journal Issue: 1; Journal ID: ISSN 1557-1939
Publisher:
Springer
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
75 CONDENSED MATTER PHYSICS, SUPERCONDUCTIVITY AND SUPERFLUIDITY; Electronic Nematicity; Copper Oxide Superconductor; Electrical transport

Citation Formats

Wu, Jie, Bollinger, A. T., He, X., Gu, G. D., Miao, H., Dean, M. P. M., Robinson, I. K., and Božović, Ivan. Angle-Resolved Transport Measurements Reveal Electronic Nematicity in Cuprate Superconductors. United States: N. p., 2019. Web. doi:10.1007/s10948-019-05222-5.
Wu, Jie, Bollinger, A. T., He, X., Gu, G. D., Miao, H., Dean, M. P. M., Robinson, I. K., & Božović, Ivan. Angle-Resolved Transport Measurements Reveal Electronic Nematicity in Cuprate Superconductors. United States. doi:10.1007/s10948-019-05222-5.
Wu, Jie, Bollinger, A. T., He, X., Gu, G. D., Miao, H., Dean, M. P. M., Robinson, I. K., and Božović, Ivan. Thu . "Angle-Resolved Transport Measurements Reveal Electronic Nematicity in Cuprate Superconductors". United States. doi:10.1007/s10948-019-05222-5. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1566873.
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abstractNote = {Observations of spontaneous breaking of the rotational symmetry in an electron fluid, the so-called “electronic nematicity,” have been reported in several quantum materials. We have developed several different methods, based on angle-resolved transport measurements, to determine the amplitude and the director of the nematic order. Here, we present methods that are applicable to thin films or single crystals, illustrate them with transport data obtained on copper oxide superconductors, and discuss their relative advantages and disadvantages.},
doi = {10.1007/s10948-019-05222-5},
journal = {Journal of Superconductivity and Novel Magnetism},
number = 1,
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place = {United States},
year = {2019},
month = {8}
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