Dc SQUIDs based upon YBa[sub 2]Cu[sub 3]O[sub 7] nanobridges

Schneider, J.; Muck, M.
November 1994
Applied Physics Letters;11/7/1994, Vol. 65 Issue 19, p2475
Academic Journal
Details the fabrication of superconducting quantum interference devices (SQUID) from YBa[sub 2]Cu[sub 3]O[sub 7] thin films using nanobridges as weak links. Observation of the weak link behavior for bridges with dimensions smaller than the effective penetration depth; Width of the two parallel nanobridges in the direct current SQUID.


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