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Materials and Tunneling Characteristics of HTSC Y1Ba2Cu3O7-x Thin Films by Molecular Beam Epitaxy
Author(s): J. Kwo; M. Hong; T. A. Fulton; P. L. Gammel; J. P. Mannaerts
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Paper Abstract

The capability of developing an efficient activated oxygen source in conjunction with molecular beam epitaxy has led to successful thin film synthesis of Y1Ba2Cu3O7-x, high temperature superconductors. The smooth morphology and well ordered surface structures of these in-situ grown films allow to conduct superconducting tunneling experiments directly in a planar junction mode. We review in this paper in-situ film growth, materials and superconducting properties, and quasiparticle tunneling characteristics of Y1Ba2Cu3O7-x/native barrier/Pb junctions.

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Date Published: 19 March 1990
PDF: 9 pages
Proc. SPIE 1187, Processing of Films for High Tc Superconducting Electronics, (19 March 1990); doi: 10.1117/12.965149
Show Author Affiliations
J. Kwo, AT&T Bell Laboratories (United States)
M. Hong, AT&T Bell Laboratories (United States)
T. A. Fulton, AT&T Bell Laboratories (United States)
P. L. Gammel, AT&T Bell Laboratories (United States)
J. P. Mannaerts, AT&T Bell Laboratories (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1187:
Processing of Films for High Tc Superconducting Electronics
T. Venkatesan, Editor(s)

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