Possible effect of incommensurate spin fluctuations on the normal state properties of Sr2RuO4

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The normal-state transport properties of Sr2RuO4 are investigated for both in and out of RuO2 plane. It is shown that a quantitatively consistent explanation of ρab and ρ c can be obtained by assuming that, in addition to normal scattering of the electrons by impurities and the electron-electron scattering, there is a strong coupling between the carriers of γ band and the incommensurate spin fluctuations peaked at Qi = (±0.6. ±0.6) π/a. In order to test this model, we suggest a pressure experiment to be performed.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)405-410
Number of pages6
JournalPhysica Status Solidi (B) Basic Research
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 2003 Oct 1


ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Condensed Matter Physics

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