Flux pinning by a-axis grains in c-axis-oriented Y-Ba-Cu-O films

Fuke, H.; Yoshino, H.; Yamazaki, M.; Thanh, T.D.; Nakamura, S.; Ando, K.; Kobayashi, Y.
May 1992
Applied Physics Letters;5/25/1992, Vol. 60 Issue 21, p2686
Academic Journal
Investigates the microstructure effect to improve the critical-current density properties for the YBCO crystal. Clarification of the pinning mechanism; Efficacy of the a- and c-axis grain as pinning centers; Composition of the film surface microstructures.


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