Journal of Superconductivity

, Volume 9, Issue 4, pp 401–406 | Cite as

Metallic stripes in high-temperature superconductors

  • M. I. Salkola
  • V. J. Emery
  • S. A. Kivélson


A phenomenological approach is applied to explore signatures of disordered charge stripes and antiphase spin domains in single-particle properties of the high-temperature superconductors. Stripe phases are shown to explain many experimentally observed unusual features measured in angle-resolved photoemission and optical spectroscopy. It is argued that disordered and fluctuating stripe phases are a common feature of high-temperature superconductors, supported by the additional evidence from neutron scattering and NMR.

Key words

Stripes high-temperature superconductors fluctuations 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • M. I. Salkola
    • 1
  • V. J. Emery
    • 2
  • S. A. Kivélson
    • 3
  1. 1.Theoretical DivisionLos Alamos National LaboratoryLos Alamos
  2. 2.Department of PhysicsBrookhaven National LaboratoryUpton
  3. 3.Institute for Theoretical PhysicsUniversity of CaliforniaSanta Barbara

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