A Reverse Approach to Superconductivity


In contrast to the normal operator approach, our reverse approach starts from the state vector in the Hilbert space. In this work, we give a concise introduction to our recent work in this aspect. By postulating a superconducting state (SCS) to be a generalized coherent state (GCS) constructed by pure group theory, we show that some important properties such as the Cooper pairs of the SCS naturally appear in this new framework without resorting to the microscopic origin. This latter characteristic renders this theory a more universal feature in comparison with other theories developed by the operator approach. The studies on the residue of the pair-wise constraint due to the collapse of the GCS lead to a “flat/steep” band model for searching new superconductors.

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S. Deng, C. Felser and J. Köhler, "A Reverse Approach to Superconductivity," Journal of Modern Physics, Vol. 4 No. 6A, 2013, pp. 10-13. doi: 10.4236/jmp.2013.46A003.

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