Ac susceptibility of high-Tc superconductor REBa2Cu3Oy

H. Enomoto, K. Inoue, M. Muralidhar, M. Murakami, T. Takizawa

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The AC susceptibility has been investigated for the three different melt-processed samples: (Nd0.33Eu0.33Gd0.33)Ba2 Cu3O7-δ with the large secondary peak, NdBa2Cu3O7-δ with the moderate secondary peak and YBa2Cu3O7-δ with no secondary peak. We found that the imaginary part (χ″) value is higher for the sample which has the larger secondary peak. This suggests that the effect of the flux creep is more remarkable for the sample with the larger secondary peak.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)545-547
Number of pages3
JournalPhysica C: Superconductivity and its applications
Publication statusPublished - 2001 Aug


  • AC susceptibility
  • Flux creep
  • REBaCuO
  • Secondary peak

ASJC Scopus subject areas

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


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