A New Method to Determine the Coupling Strength of the Interfaces in Seeded-Melt Textured YBa2Cu3Ox

  • Donglu Shi
  • Krishanu Lahiri
  • Sandhya Sagar
Part of the Advances in Cryogenic Engineering Materials book series (ACRE, volume 42)

Abstract

A novel method in determining the coupling strength of the interfaces in seeded melt textured YBa2Cu3Cx has been established. Instead of measuring the transport critical current density across a boundary where many technical problems could occur, this new approach employs the magnetization measurements on a sample that contains a single interface. The coupling strength of any interfaces can be determined by comparing with a standard obtained from a sample without the interface. Some preliminary data are presented on determining the coupling strength of the domain boundaries in seeded-melt textured YBa2Cu3Cx(123).

Keywords

Domain Boundary Coupling Strength Levitation Force Hysteresis Loss Domain Growth 
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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1996

Authors and Affiliations

  • Donglu Shi
    • 1
  • Krishanu Lahiri
    • 1
  • Sandhya Sagar
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Materials Science and EngineeringUniversity of CincinnatiCincinnatiUSA

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