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The European Physical Journal Special Topics

, Volume 188, Issue 1, pp 103–112 | Cite as

Nernst effect of stripe ordering La1.8−xEu0.2SrxCuO4

  • C. HessEmail author
  • E.M. Ahmed
  • U. Ammerahl
  • A. Revcolevschi
  • B. Büchner
Regular Article

Abstract.

We investigate the transport properties of La1.8−xEu0.2SrxCuO4 (x = 0.04, 0.08, 0.125, 0.15, 0.2) with a special focus on the Nernst effect in the normal state. Various anomalous features are present in the data. For x = 0.125 and 0.15 a kink-like anomaly is present in the vicinity of the onset of charge stripe order in the LTT phase, suggestive of enhanced positive quasiparticle Nernst response in the stripe ordered phase. At higher temperature, all doping levels except x = 0.2 exhibit a further kink anomaly in the LTO phase which cannot unambiguously be related to stripe order. Moreover, a direct comparison between the Nernst coefficients of stripe ordering La1.8−xEu0.2SrxCuO4 and superconducting La2−xSrxCuO4 at the doping levels x = 0.125 and x = 0.15 reveals only weak differences. Our findings make high demands on any scenario interpreting the Nernst response in hole-doped cuprates.

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European Physical Journal Special Topic Doping Level Nernst Response Charge Stripe Pseudogap Phase 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • C. Hess
    • 1
    Email author
  • E.M. Ahmed
    • 1
  • U. Ammerahl
    • 2
  • A. Revcolevschi
    • 2
  • B. Büchner
    • 1
  1. 1.IFW-Dresden, Institute for Solid State ResearchDresdenGermany
  2. 2.Laboratoire de Physico-Chimie de L’État Solide, ICMMO, UMR 8182Université Paris-SudOrsay CedexFrance

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