Effect of impurities on the low-temperature behavior of the specific heat of anisotropic superconductors in a mixed state

  • Yu. S. Barash
  • A. A. Svidzinskii
  • V. P. Mineev
Condensed Matter


In the presence of zeros of the order parameter in an anisotropic superconductor, the combined effect of a magnetic field and impurities leads to two different limiting magnetic-field dependences of the specific heat. These dependences are studied both for Born scatterers and in the unitary limit for several specific examples of anisotropic pairing. A estimate is given for the crossover field.

PACS numbers

74.60.Ec 74.25.Bt 74.62.Dh 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Yu. S. Barash
    • 1
  • A. A. Svidzinskii
    • 1
  • V. P. Mineev
    • 1
  1. 1.P. N. Lebedev Physics InstituteRussian Academy of SciencesMoscowRussia

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