Magnetization relaxation in superconducting YBa2Cu3O7 films with embedded nanorods and nanoparticles

L. Miu, Paolo Mele, I. Ivan, A. M. Ionescu, A. Crisan, P. Badica, D. Miu

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Vortex pinning on natural and artificial defects is essential for large scale applications of superconducting materials. One of the most promising solutions for the creation of efficient pinning structures is to combine the strong pinning supplied by columnar defects (with the radius of the order of the superconducting coherence length) and the presence of random quenched disorder, which inhibits the detrimental vortex kink formation. A strong pinning is revealed by high values of the vortex activation energy in the magnetic relaxation process. We present a critical analysis of the interpretation of the relaxation data at long- and short time scales, by extracting the so called normalized vortex-creep activation energy. This allowed us to find the actual temperature interval for the characteristic vortex excitations in YBa2Cu3O7 films with embedded BaZrO3 nanorods (preferentially oriented along the c axis), and to unambiguously determine the characteristic vortex pinning energy. The observed drastic change of magnetic relaxation at short time scales (attained in standard AC measurements) is attributed to a large contribution of the pinning enhanced viscosity to the vortex hopping activation energy.

元の言語English
ページ(範囲)293-317
ページ数25
ジャーナルSpringer Series in Materials Science
205
DOI
出版物ステータスPublished - 2014 1 1
外部発表Yes

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Superconducting films
Nanorods
Magnetization
Vortex flow
Nanoparticles
Magnetic relaxation
Activation energy
Defects
Relaxation processes
barium copper yttrium oxide
Superconducting materials
Creep
Viscosity

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Magnetization relaxation in superconducting YBa2Cu3O7 films with embedded nanorods and nanoparticles. / Miu, L.; Mele, Paolo; Ivan, I.; Ionescu, A. M.; Crisan, A.; Badica, P.; Miu, D.

:: Springer Series in Materials Science, 巻 205, 01.01.2014, p. 293-317.

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Miu, L. ; Mele, Paolo ; Ivan, I. ; Ionescu, A. M. ; Crisan, A. ; Badica, P. ; Miu, D. / Magnetization relaxation in superconducting YBa2Cu3O7 films with embedded nanorods and nanoparticles. :: Springer Series in Materials Science. 2014 ; 巻 205. pp. 293-317.
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