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Title: Magnetic relaxation and quantum tunneling of vortices in polycristalline Hg0.8Tl0.2Ba2Ca2Cu3O8+sigma
Author: Zhang, Xixiang
García Bach, Ma. de los Ángeles
Tejada Palacios, Javier
Xin, Y.
Sun, G. F.
Wong, K. W.
Keywords: Superconductivitat
Superconductivity
Issue Date: 1995
Publisher: The American Physical Society
Abstract: Magnetic relaxation in a polycrystalline Hg0_8Tl0.2Ba2Ca2Cu30s+6 [(Hg,Tll-1223] superconductor was measured in the temperature range 1.85-20 K with different magnetic fields applied during the cooling process. The relaxation curves show a nearly perfect linear ln(t) behavior. The temperature dependence of the normalized relaxation rate, R = Id (M /M0)/dln(t)I, was studied for two applied magnetic fields. With the lower applied field (H.= 3 kOe), a temperature-independent R is found below 2.1 K and ex­plained in terms of quantum tunneling of vortices. As the applied field increases (H. = 10 kOe), the tran­sition from the thermal to the quantum regime is not found in the experimentally accessible temperature range above 1.85 K. The field dependence of R at 2.8 K is studied in order to analyze the dimensionality of the flux-line lattice.
Note: Reproducció digital del document publicat en format paper, proporcionada per PROLA i http://dx.doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevB.52.1325
It is part of: Physical Review B, 1995, vol. 52, núm. 2, p. 1325-1330
Related resource: http://dx.doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevB.52.1325
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2445/10658
ISSN: 0163-1829
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