Pinning in twin boundaries of YBa2Cu3O 7- delta single crystals

W. K. Kwok, U. Welp, S. Fleshler, K. G. Vandervoort, G. W. Crabtree, J. Z. Liu, J. Brooks, J. Hettinger, S. T. Hannahs

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The authors present direct observation of Lorentz force induced flux motion and pinning by twin boundaries in single crystal YBa2Cu 3O7- delta. From AC magnetoresistance measurements, they derive the effective pinning potential attributed to twin boundaries.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Article number021
Pages (from-to)S106-S108
JournalSuperconductor Science and Technology
Issue number1 S
StatePublished - 1991
Externally publishedYes

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Ceramics and Composites
  • Condensed Matter Physics
  • Metals and Alloys
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering
  • Materials Chemistry


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