Single crystal growth and superconducting properties of CeRu2

H. Sugawara, T. Yamazaki, N. Kimura, R. Settai, Y. Õnuki

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Abstract

We have grown a single crystal of the superconductor CeRu2 by a zone-melting method in an induction furnace. We have measured the lower and upper superconducting critical fields, which are estimated as 250-400 Oe and 74 kOe at 0 K, respectively. Hc2 is slightly anisotropic, 64.8 kOe for the field along the 〈1 0 0〉 direction and 65.6 kOe for 〈1 1 0〉 at 1.5 K. The anomaly in the magnetization below Hc2 reported by another group was also investigated.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)196-198
Number of pages3
JournalPhysica B: Physics of Condensed Matter
Volume206-207
Issue numberC
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1995 Feb 1
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Condensed Matter Physics
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering

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