Field-induced thermal metal-to-insulator transition in underdoped La2-xSrxCuO4+δ

D. G. Hawthorn, R. W. Hill, C. Proust, F. Ronning, Mike Sutherland, Etienne Boaknin, C. Lupien, M. A. Tanatar, Johnpierre Paglione, S. Wakimoto, H. Zhang, Louis Taillefer, T. Kimura, M. Nohara, H. Takagi, N. E. Hussey

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Underdoped LSCO was studied and a decrease in thermal conductivity with magnetic field upon going from the superconducting state to the field-induced normal state was observed. It was shown that this result is due to a novel thermal metal-to-insulator transition.

Original languageEnglish
Article number197004
Pages (from-to)197004/1-197004/4
JournalPhysical Review Letters
Issue number19
Publication statusPublished - May 16 2003

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    Hawthorn, D. G., Hill, R. W., Proust, C., Ronning, F., Sutherland, M., Boaknin, E., Lupien, C., Tanatar, M. A., Paglione, J., Wakimoto, S., Zhang, H., Taillefer, L., Kimura, T., Nohara, M., Takagi, H., & Hussey, N. E. (2003). Field-induced thermal metal-to-insulator transition in underdoped La2-xSrxCuO4+δ. Physical Review Letters, 90(19), 197004/1-197004/4. [197004].