Evidence for Electron-Electron Scattering in Copper and Silver from Radio Freouency Size Effect Measurements

  • W. M. Maclnnes
  • P.-A. Probst
  • B. Collet
  • R. Huguenin
  • V. A. Gasparov


New high precision RFSE measurements down to 0.5 K on thick Cu and Ag samples reveal deviations from the usual T3 temperature dependence due to electron-phonon scattering. If the observed less rapid temperature dependence is associated with a T2 contribution to the scattering frequency, then the coefficient of this term is of the order of magnitude predicted by Lawrence for electron-electron scattering in Cu and Ag.


Fermi Surface Modulation Magnetic Field High Purity Sample Metal Phys Fermi Surface Sheet 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • W. M. Maclnnes
    • 1
  • P.-A. Probst
    • 1
  • B. Collet
    • 1
  • R. Huguenin
    • 1
  • V. A. Gasparov
    • 2
  1. 1.Institut de Physique ExpérimentaleUniversité de LausanneLausanneSwitzerland
  2. 2.Institute of Solid State PhysicsAcademy of Sciences of the USSRChernogolovkaUSSR

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