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Anomalous optical response of YBa2Cu3O7-x thin films during superconducting transitions
Author(s): Xiaoxing Xi; T. Venkatesan; Shahab Etemad; D. Hemmick; Q. Li
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Paper Abstract

An anomalous optical response was observed in YBa2Cu3O7-x thin films showing percolative behavior in the superconducting transitions. Despite the fact that the temperature derivative of the resistance had increased considerably, no pronounced increase of optical response was found in the high resistivity regime of the transition. This nonbolometric response is likely related to inhomogeneities in superconducting properties of the films, but its nature is not well understood.

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Date Published: 1 July 1991
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 1477, Superconductivity Applications for Infrared and Microwave Devices II, (1 July 1991); doi: 10.1117/12.45593
Show Author Affiliations
Xiaoxing Xi, Univ. of Maryland (United States)
T. Venkatesan, Univ. of Maryland (United States)
Shahab Etemad, Bell Communications Research (United States)
D. Hemmick, Rutgers Univ. (United States)
Q. Li, Univ. of Maryland (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1477:
Superconductivity Applications for Infrared and Microwave Devices II
Vernon O. Heinen; Kul B. Bhasin, Editor(s)

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