Surface degradation of superconducting YBa[sub 2]Cu[sub 3]O[sub 7-delta] thin films

Russek, S.E.; Sanders, S.C.
June 1994
Applied Physics Letters;6/27/1994, Vol. 64 Issue 26, p3649
Academic Journal
Examines the surface degradation of superconducting YBa[sub 2]Cu[sub 3]O[sub 7-delta] (YBCO) thin films. Formation of an amorphous surface reaction layer upon exposure to air; Fabrication of the YBCO thin films; Correlation between the presence of reconstruction peaks and the method the YBCO film growth.


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