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Magnetic field dependence of the critical current anisotropy in normal metal-YBa,Cu307-delta thin-film bilayers

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Author(s)

Ronald H. Ono, Loren F. Goodrich, James A. Beall, Marcus Johansson, Carl D. Reintsema

Abstract

We have measured the transport critical current density (Jc) in epitaxial quality films of YBa2Cu307-delta some of which were covered by thin (10 nm) Ag films. The films, both with and without Ag, had J, values greater than IO^6 A/cm^2 in liquid nitrogen. The effect of the Ag was to greatly reduce the dependence of J, on external magnetic fields in the case where the field was oriented in the plane of the film, that is, perpendicular to the c axis. It is unlikely that the effect is simply due to altered surface pinning, although qualitative agreement with critical state models is observed.
Citation
Applied Physics Letters
Volume
58

Keywords

Magnetic, anisotropy, bilayers

Citation

Ono, R. , Goodrich, L. , Beall, J. , Johansson, M. and Reintsema, C. (1991), Magnetic field dependence of the critical current anisotropy in normal metal-YBa,Cu307-delta thin-film bilayers, Applied Physics Letters, [online], https://tsapps.nist.gov/publication/get_pdf.cfm?pub_id=905534 (Accessed November 26, 2022)
Created January 11, 1991, Updated February 19, 2017