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Correlation of tunneling spectra in Bi2Sr2CaCu2O8+δ with the resonance spin excitation
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New break-junction tunneling data are reported in Bi2Sr2CaCu2O8+δ over a wide range of hole concentration from underdoped (Tc=74k) to optimal doped (Tc=95k) to overdoped (Tc=48k). The conductances exhibit sharp dips at a voltage, Ω/e, measured with respect to the superconducting gap. Clear trends are found such that the dip strength is maximum at optimal doping and that Ω scales as 4.9kTc over the entire doping range. These features link the dip to the resonance spin excitation and suggest quasiparticle interactions with this mode are important for superconductivity.