Journal of Superconductivity and Novel Magnetism

, Volume 25, Issue 5, pp 1243–1247

A Perspective of Superconductivity as Multiband Phenomena: Cuprate, Iron, and Aromatic Systems

Original Paper

DOI: 10.1007/s10948-012-1564-7

Cite this article as:
Aoki, H. J Supercond Nov Magn (2012) 25: 1243. doi:10.1007/s10948-012-1564-7


A theoretical overview of the classes of superconductors encompassing (a) high-TC cuprate, (b) iron-based, and (c) aromatic superconductors is given. Emphasis is put on the multiband natures of all the three classes, where the differences in the multiorbits and their manifestations in the electronic structures and pairing are clarified. From these, future directions and prospects are discussed.


Multiband structure Cuprates Iron-based superconductors 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of PhysicsUniversity of TokyoHongo, TokyoJapan

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