Collapse of the vortex lattice inductance in untwinned YBa2Cu3O7 observed by complex resistivity technique

Hui Wu, P. Matl, N. P. Ong, R. Gagnon, L. Taillefer

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The complex resistivity ρ̂ of the vortex system across the melting transition in YBa2Cu3O7 has been measured from 0.2 to 20 MHz. At the transition field Hm, an abrupt decrease of the reactance Im ρ̂ is observed, consistent with a collapse of the shear modulus c66.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)2183-2184
Number of pages2
JournalPhysica C: Superconductivity and its applications
Issue numberPART 4
StatePublished - Aug 1997

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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