Effect of pressure on magneto-transport properties in the superconducting and normal phases of the metallic double chain compound Pr2Ba4Cu7O15-δ

Masayoshi Kuwabara, Michiaki Matsukawa, Keisuke Sugawara, Haruka Taniguchi, Akiyuki Matsushita, Makoto Hagiwara, Kazuhiro Sano, Yoshiaki Ono, Takahiko Sasaki

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Abstract

To examine the electronic phase diagram of superconducting CuO double chains, we report the effect of external pressure on the magneto-transport properties in superconducting and non-superconducting polycrystalline samples of Pr2Ba4Cu7O15-δ at low temperatures (1.8-40 K) under various magnetic fields (up to 14 T). In the as-sintered non-superconducting sample, the magneto-resistance (MR) follows a power law of H3/2 at low temperatures, which is in no agreement with the H2 dependence of MR in the PrBa2Cu4O8 system. The negative pressure dependence of the superconducting phase is qualitatively consistent with a theoretical prediction on the basis of the Tomonaga-Luttinger liquid theory. The 48-h-reduced superconducting sample at ambient pressure exhibits no clear increase in MR for T > Tc,on = 26.5 K. In contrast, with the application of pressure to the superconducting sample, the MR effects reappear and are also well fitted by H3/2. The model of slightly warped Fermi surfaces explains not only the MR effect of the non-superconducting sample, but is also related to the reasons for the pressure-induced MR phenomena of the superconducting sample.

Original languageEnglish
Article number124704
Journaljournal of the physical society of japan
Volume85
Issue number12
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2016 Dec 15

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