Andreev reflection and the proximity effect in Auz.sbnd;YBa2Cu3O7 junctions with ultra-low interface resistance

T. W. Jing, Z. Z. Wang, N. P. Ong

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Gold contacts to YBa2Cu3O7 crystals with specific contact resistivity under 10-10 ωcm2 are described. A gap structure of 10 mV is seen in the Andreev reflection signal. We discuss the possibility of superconductivity induced in Au by the proximity effect.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1061-1062
Number of pages2
JournalPhysica C: Superconductivity and its applications
Issue numberPART 2
StatePublished - Dec 1989

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

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


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