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Investigation of critical currents of ternary molybdenum sulfides

Abstract

The effect of preparation technique and pressure on the critical current densityj c for PbMo 6 S 8 and SnMo 6 S 8 is investigated. It is shown thatj c is significantly influenced by preparation technique. The lower limit forj c at 4.2 K is 2 · 104 A/cm2 in a field of 80 kOe. Measurements of the pressure dependence of the critical currents are carried out in the 0–4 kbar pressure range at 4.2 K in magnetic fields up to 90 kOe. A strong decrease ofj c with pressure is observed.

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Alekseevskii, N.E., Dobrovol'skii, N.M., Eckert, D. et al. Investigation of critical currents of ternary molybdenum sulfides. J Low Temp Phys 29, 565–572 (1977). https://doi.org/10.1007/BF00661547

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Keywords

  • Magnetic Field
  • Sulfide
  • Molybdenum
  • Lower Limit
  • Magnetic Material