NORMAL AND SUPERCONDUCTING STATE PROPERTIES OF U//6Fe AT LOW TEMPERATURES AND HIGH MAGNETIC FIELDS.

L. E. Delong, G. W. Crabtree, L. N. Hall, H. Kierstead, H. Aoki, S. K. Dhar, K. A. Gschneidner, A. Junod

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Abstract

High purity U//6Fe polycrystals with a resistance ratio rrr equals 9 at T equals 4 K are found to exhibit a record onset temperature (T//0 greater than 4. 0 K) to superconductivity for U materials. Our measured values of the electronic coefficient of heat capacity gamma *** equals (150 plus or minus 3) mJ/mol multiplied by (times) K**2, the mean Deby temperature THETA (T yields O) equals 116 K and the normalized jump in heat capacity at T//c, TRIAN OP C/ gamma ***T//c equals 2. 3 plus or minus 0. 1, are all in good agreement with previous work, and suggest that U//6Fe is a strong-coupled superconductor.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationUnknown Host Publication Title
EditorsKarl A.Jr. Gschneidner, Edward L. Wolf
PublisherNorth-Holland
Pages81-85
Number of pages5
Publication statusPublished - 1985

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Engineering(all)

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