Finite size effect on YBCO/PBCAO and YBCO/PBCGO nanometer multilayers

Tar Pin Chen, Ke Wu, S. Z. Wang, Qi Li, Benjamin Chen, Udom Tipparaach, Chi Jen Chen

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We have fabricated (110) epitaxy YBa2Cu3O 7-δ (YBCO), PrBa2Cu0.8Al 0.2O7 (PBCAO), PrBa2Cu0.8Ga 0.2O7-δ (PBCGO) nanometer-thin films and YBCO/PBCAO, YBCO/PBCGO multilayers of a variety of film thicknesses. Electrical resistivities measured from these systems were plotted against temperatures and film thicknesses and are presented in this paper. Superconducting onset temperature Tc of the YBCO films was estimated and plotted against YBCO film thickness. Superconducting coupling length was deduced. Finite size effect and 2D to 3D transition are also discussed.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Article number1362009
JournalInternational Journal of Modern Physics B
Issue number15
StatePublished - Jul 20 2013

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Statistical and Nonlinear Physics
  • Condensed Matter Physics


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