Plane polarons in the conducting layers of high temperature superconductors

A. A. Remova, B. Ya Shapiro

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The problem of the existence of a polaron induced by a heavy hole under shielding by the free electron gas is discussed. It is shown that a critical length of shielding by the free charge carriers for polaron destruction exists. The characteristic size of the polaron in a conducting substance and the energy of the electron in the polaronic well have been calculated. Both two-dimensional and three-dimensional shielding charge carriers are considered. It is shown that two-dimensional polarons in a system with two-dimensional shielding electron gas may exist in a wide concentration region.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)151-154
Number of pages4
JournalPhysics Letters, Section A: General, Atomic and Solid State Physics
Issue number2-3
StatePublished - 2 Jul 1990
Externally publishedYes

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This paper has been supported by Grant N 198 the Soviet Academy of Sciences.


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