Two-Gap Superconductivity in 2H-NbS2
Z. Pribulováa, M. Lerouxb, J. Kačmarčíka, C. Marcenatc, T. Kleinb, d, P. Rodièreb, L. Carioe and P. Samuelya
aCentre of Low Temperature Physics, IEP Slovak Academy of Sciences and P.J. Šafárik University, Watsonova 47, SK-04353 Košice, Slovakia
bInstitut Néel, CNRS, F-38042 Grenoble Cedex 9, France
cCEA, Institut Nanosciences et Cryogénie, SPSMS - LaTEQS, F-38054 Grenoble Cedex 9, France
dInstitut Universitaire de France and Université Joseph Fourier, F-38041 Grenoble Cedex 9, France
eInstitut des Matériaux Jean Rouxel, Université de Nantes-CNRS, F-44322 Nantes Cedex 3, France
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We performed specific heat measurements of the superconducting single crystal of 2H-NbS2 in the temperature range down to 0.6 K and magnetic fields up to 14 T. The temperature and magnetic field dependence of the electronic specific heat consistently indicate existence of two superconducting energy gaps in the system. The superconducting anisotropy depends on both temperature and magnetic field. Moreover, the angular dependence of the upper critical field deviates from the Ginzburg-Landau behavior and rather reminds that of MgB2. All these features point to a multigap superconductivity in 2H-NbS2. Our measurements are in a perfect agreement with the previous scanning tunneling spectroscopy of Guillamón et al.
DOI: 10.12693/APhysPolA.118.1024
PACS numbers: 74.25.Bt, 74.70.Ad