Dimensionality and lock-in transition in Tl2Ba2CuO6 single crystal

Gunadhor S. Okram, Chieko Terakura, Shinya Uji, Haruyoshi Aoki, Ming Xu, D. G. Hinks

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The lock-in transition on good-quality over-doped Tl2Ba2CuO6 single crystal was investigated. The observed sharp drop, a dip and a peak together in the flux flow resistivity ρ(θ) as the magnetic field angle θ with the c-axis approaches 90° have been ascribed to vortex phase transitions of different types. A demonstration of the inadequacy of the two models of the angular dependence of the upper critical fields to explain this phenomenon is presented here.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)452-456
Number of pages5
JournalSuperconductor Science and Technology
Issue number7
Publication statusPublished - 2001 Jul

ASJC Scopus subject areas

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


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