Dynamics of magnetic flux inhomogeneities in Y-Ba-Cu-O-ceramics

V. T. Lebedev, Gy Török, L. Cser, A. I. Sibilev

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Modified neutron spin echo has been applied to study magnetic inhomogeneities in YBa2Cu3O7-δ-ceramics (TC = 91.5K) cooled down from 120 to 78K in the field H = 10-130 Oe. At 78K and momentum transfer q ∼ 0.1 nm-1 it was observed that the quasielastic magnetic scattering with energy transfer ΔE ∼ 10-100 μeV increases near HC1ab ∼ 40Oe and HC1c ∼ 80Oe when the flux fill up the grains of corresponding orientation. In the region HC1ab ≤ H ≤ HC1c the self-correlations of magnetic inhomogeneities have shown pronounced oscillations with amplitudes a ∼ 10-15nm and the periods τ ∼ 90-300ps.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)55-59
Number of pages5
JournalPhysica B: Condensed Matter
Issue number1-4
Publication statusPublished - Mar 1 2001
EventProceeding of the 3rd International Workshop on Polarised Neutrons - Gatchina, Russian Federation
Duration: Jun 20 2000 → …


  • Neutron spin echo
  • Superconductivity

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Condensed Matter Physics
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering

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