Journal of Low Temperature Physics

, Volume 95, Issue 1, pp 23–31

Charge dynamics in (La, Sr)2CuO4: from underdoping to overdoping


  • B. Batlogg
    • AT&T Bell Laboratories
  • H. Y. Hwang
    • AT&T Bell Laboratories
  • H. Takagi
    • AT&T Bell Laboratories
  • H. L. Kao
    • AT&T Bell Laboratories
  • J. Kwo
    • AT&T Bell Laboratories
  • R. J. Cava
    • AT&T Bell Laboratories
Normal State: Experimental Facts

DOI: 10.1007/BF00754919

Cite this article as:
Batlogg, B., Hwang, H.Y., Takagi, H. et al. J Low Temp Phys (1994) 95: 23. doi:10.1007/BF00754919


The normal state transport properties (resistivity, Hall effect) of La2−xSrxCuO4 have been studied over wide ranges of Sr doping and temperature. The familiar T-linear resistivity and the strongly T dependent Hall effect RH(T) are found only near the optimal hole concentration (x ≈ 0.15–0.18). The charge dynamics changes significantly in the non-superconducting overdoped range with RH(T) becoming constant above a characteristic temperature T*, and p(T) ∝ Tn (n > 1; n ≈ 1.5±0.1). The temperature scale T*, decreasing with increasing hole concentration, provides a link between transport and magnetic properties.

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