We performed scanning tunneling spectroscopic experiments on hole-doped NdBa2Cu3O7-δ. The dI/dV curves obtained at 4.2 K are asymmetric with clear peak, dip, and hump structures. Energy derivatives of these curves show peaks at energies beyond the dip features. Highly precise full potential band-structure calculations confirm a featureless electronic density of states in that energy region. Our results indicate that tunneling electrons couple to a collective mode in the CuO2 plane.
|ジャーナル||Physical Review B - Condensed Matter and Materials Physics|
|出版ステータス||Published - 2008 12月 1|
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