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Surface acoustic wave measurements of a superconducting granular lead film in a magnetic field

Abstract

Measurements of the dc resistance and surface acoustic wave attenuation have been made in a granular superconducting lead film which was subjected to an externally applied magnetic field. Resistance and attenuation curves were obtained as a function of temperature for fixed magnetic field as well as function of magnetic field for fixed temperature. The resistance and attenuation data are discussed within the context of a percolation description of granular superconducting films.

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Schmidt, J., Levy, M. Surface acoustic wave measurements of a superconducting granular lead film in a magnetic field. J Low Temp Phys 76, 191–197 (1989). https://doi.org/10.1007/BF00681584

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Keywords

  • Magnetic Field
  • Attenuation
  • Magnetic Material
  • Acoustic Wave
  • Surface Acoustic Wave