Kirtley Scientific - John R. Kirtley

Interlayer tunneling

By imaging interlayer vortices in single-layer cuprates, we showed that interlayer tunneling was an insufficiently strong mechanism to account for the high critical temperatures observed in these superconductors.

"Images of interlayer Josephson vortices in Tl2Ba2Cu O6 + δ", K.A. Moler, J.R. Kirtley, D.G. Hinks, T.W. Li, and M. Xu, Science 279, 1193(1998).

"c-axis penetration depth of Hg-1201 single crystals", J.R. Kirtley, K.A. Moler, G. Villard, and A. Maignan, Phys. Rev. Lett. 81,2140(1998).

"Global and local measures of the intrinsic Josephson coupling in Tl 2Ba2CuO6 as a test of the interlayer tunnelling model", A.A. Tsvetkov, D. van der Marel, K.A. Moler, J.R. Kirtley, J.L. de Boer, A. Meetsma, Z.F. Ren, N. Koleshnikov, D. Dulic, A. Damascelli, G. Grueninger, J. Schuetzmann, J.W. van der Eb, H.S. Somal, and J.H. Wang, Nature 395,360(1998).

"Magnetic field of an in-plane vortex outside a layered superconductor", J.R. Kirtley, V.G. Kogan, J.R. Clem, and K.A. Moler, Phys. Rev. B 59, 4343(1999).

"Condensation Energy and High-Tc Superconductivity", D. van der Marel, A.J. Leggett, J.W. Loram, and J.R. Kirtley, Phys. Rev. B 66, 140501 (2002).