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Super high conductivity effect in metal-polymer-metal structures
Author(s): Alexander N. Ionov; V. A. Zakrevskii; V. M. Svetlichny; R. Rentzsch
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Paper Abstract

We have observed that films of a polyimide precursor of poly[4,4'-bis(4"-N-phenoxy)diphenyl-sulfone] amid acid of 1,3-bis(3',4-dicarboxyphenoxy) benzene which is called type (1) polymer- or co-poly[4,4'-bis(4"-N-phenoxy)diphenyl-sulfone-α,ω-bis(η-amino propyl)oligodimethylsiloxane]imide of 1,3-bis(3',4-dicarboxyphenoxy)benzene type (2) polymer, placed between two metallic electrodes become highly conducting in a relatively small electric field (E<1 V/cm). If the metallic electrodes (Sn, Nb) in sandwich structures were in the superconducting state an effective resistance of zero was recorded. A typical current-voltage characteristic of an S-P-S structure looks like a Josephson type. We hve experimentally shown that for a S-P-S structure, a point contact between the superconductor and the polymer film plays the role of a weak link.

Paper Details

Date Published: 11 June 2003
PDF: 3 pages
Proc. SPIE 5023, 10th International Symposium on Nanostructures: Physics and Technology, (11 June 2003); doi: 10.1117/12.514541
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Alexander N. Ionov, A.F. Ioffe Physico-Technical Institute (Russia)
V. A. Zakrevskii, A.F. Ioffe Physico-Technical Institute (Russia)
V. M. Svetlichny, Institute of Macromolecular Compounds (United States)
R. Rentzsch, Institute of Macromolecular Compounds (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 5023:
10th International Symposium on Nanostructures: Physics and Technology
Zhores I. Alferov; Leo Esaki, Editor(s)

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