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International Journal of Physics. 2016, 4(4), 106-112
DOI: 10.12691/ijp-4-4-4
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Scattering Events and Heat Conductivity of Layered La2-x SrxCuO4 Superconductors

Rakhi Sharma1, B. D. Indu2, and Pawan Kumar1

1Department of Physics, Gurukula Kangari Vishwavidyalaya, Haridwar-249401, India

2Department of Physics, Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee, Roorkee-247667, India

Pub. Date: July 07, 2016

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Rakhi Sharma, B. D. Indu and Pawan Kumar. Scattering Events and Heat Conductivity of Layered La2-x SrxCuO4 Superconductors. International Journal of Physics. 2016; 4(4):106-112. doi: 10.12691/ijp-4-4-4


The problem of heat conduction in layered La2-x SrxCuO4 superconductor has been investigated in a new frame work of in-plane and cross-plane concepts with the help of modified Callaway model of thermal conductivity based on relaxation time approximation. Using the many body quantum dynamical theory of the expressions for thermal conductivity in context of in-plane and cross plane have been obtained and results are found in excellent agreement with experimental observations for layered La2-x SrxCuO4 cuprate superconductors. The theory explores the possibility of device fabrication cold in one direction and hot in the other.

relaxation times in-plane and Cross- plane thermal conductivity scattering process

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