Direct Measurement of the Temperature-Dependent Magnetic Penetration Depth in Y-Ba-Cu-O Crystals

L. Krusin-Elbaum, R. L. Greene, F. Holtzberg, A. P. Malozemoff, Y. Yeshurun

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Abstract

The temperature dependence of the magnetic penetration depth is determined directly from low-field dc magnetization measurements on single-crystal Y-Ba-Cu-O (Tc=89.7 K, "Tc=0.2 K). The results are consistent with the behavior expected from a BCS (s wave) superconductor.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)217-220
Number of pages4
JournalPhysical Review Letters
Volume62
Issue number2
DOIs
StatePublished - 1989

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