Phenomenological trends for heavy Fermi liquids and narrow-band metals

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Abstract

A phenomenological correlation is presented for the magnetic susceptibility * and the electronic heat-capacity coefficient * of a large number of narrow-band and heavy-fermion metals. A novel method of plotting */* vs * reveals quantitative boundaries for distinct regions of superconducting, magnetically ordered, and paramagnetic ground states. It is suggested that magnetic interactions are a primary limitation for the Tc of conventional superconductors, whereas a more delicate interplay exists between magnetic order, paramagnetism, and superconductivity above a threshold value of * which defines the onset of magnetic order.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)3556-3559
Number of pages4
JournalPhysical Review B
Volume33
Issue number5
DOIs
StatePublished - 1986

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Condensed Matter Physics

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