Modulation of the peak effect in melt-processed (Sm1-xEux)Ba2Cu3O7-δ superconductors with compositional fluctuation

A. Hu, H. Zhou, N. Sakai, M. Murakami

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The peak effect in melt-processed oxide superconductor crystals with varying initial Sm/Eu ratios was modified and was investigated. A linear-temperature-dependent magnetization peak Bp(T) was unveiled by the experiments. It was found that the modulation of flux pinning was due to the controlled compositional fluctuation.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)4796-4798
Number of pages3
JournalApplied Physics Letters
Issue number25
Publication statusPublished - 2003 Dec 16


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  • Physics and Astronomy (miscellaneous)

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