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Springer Theses

Uniaxial Stress Technique and Investigations of Correlated Electron Systems

Authors: Barber, Mark Edward

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  • Nominated as an outstanding Ph.D thesis by the University of St. Andrews, Scotland and Max Planck Institute for Chemical Physics of Solids, Germany
  • Provides a didactic and practical introduction to a piezoelectric-based uniaxial pressure device in a level of detail not available in research papers
  • Describes an example of using high uniaxial pressures as a clean tuning method to produce a Van Hove singularity
  • Highlights the use of precise and continuous strain control as a test of symmetry breaking
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This book reports on the development and application of a new uniaxial pressure apparatus that is currently generating considerable interest in the field of materials physics. The author provides practical guidelines for performing such experiments, backed up by finite element simulations. Subsequently, the book reports on two uses of the device. In the first, high pressures are used to tune to a Van Hove singularity in Sr2RuO4, while the effects on the unconventional superconductivity and the normal state properties are investigated. In the second experiment, precise and continuous strain control is used to probe symmetry breaking and novel phase formation in the vicinity of a quantum critical point in Sr3Ru2O7.

Table of contents (5 chapters)

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Uniaxial Stress Technique and Investigations of Correlated Electron Systems
Authors
Series Title
Springer Theses
Copyright
2018
Publisher
Springer International Publishing
Copyright Holder
Springer Nature Switzerland AG
eBook ISBN
978-3-319-93973-5
DOI
10.1007/978-3-319-93973-5
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-319-93972-8
Softcover ISBN
978-3-030-06760-1
Series ISSN
2190-5053
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XII, 190
Number of Illustrations
31 b/w illustrations, 88 illustrations in colour
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