Growth of YBa2Cu3O7-δ single crystals

Hiroshi Katayama-Yoshida, Yutaka Okabe, Takashi Takahashi, Taizo Sasaki, Tsuguyoshi Hirooka, Takashi Suzuki, Ted Ciszek, Satyen K. Deb

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Abstract

Large single crystals of high-temperature superconductor YBa2Cu3O7-δ (T c ∼ 90 K) have been successfully grown in the cavity of bulk materials with a CuO flux. Crystals with a typical size of 2×;2×0.3 mm3 were obtained. As-grown single crystals do not show superconductivity at liquid nitrogen temperature. However, after annealing in O2 flow for three days, they become superconductive at T c ∼ 90 K.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)L2007-L2009
JournalJapanese journal of applied physics
Volume26
Issue number12 A
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1987 Dec

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    Katayama-Yoshida, H., Okabe, Y., Takahashi, T., Sasaki, T., Hirooka, T., Suzuki, T., Ciszek, T., & Deb, S. K. (1987). Growth of YBa2Cu3O7-δ single crystals. Japanese journal of applied physics, 26(12 A), L2007-L2009. https://doi.org/10.1143/JJAP.26.L2007