Low-field Meissner fraction of YBaCuO in a flux pinning model

L. Krusin-Elbaum, A. P. Malozemoff, Y. Yeshurun, D. C. Cronemeyer, F. Holtzberg

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We report a large increase in Meissner fraction (flux expulsion) at low fields in dense ceramic and crystal YBaCuO. The effect can be interpreted in terms of the irreversability line 1 − t∝ H2/3 observed in these materials, and is at least qualitatively consistent with a flux pinning picture.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1469-1470
Number of pages2
JournalPhysica C: Superconductivity and its Applications
StatePublished - 1988
Externally publishedYes


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