Effect of proton irradiation on the critical current and resistance of high T[sub c] grain

Jackson, E.M.; Weaver, B.D.; Summers, G.P.
January 1994
Applied Physics Letters;1/24/1994, Vol. 64 Issue 4, p511
Academic Journal
Examines the effect of defects on the critical current and resistance of high temperature grain boundary Josephson junctions using irradiation with 2-MeV protons. Decrease in the critical current due to radiation-induced defects; Increase in the shunt resistance; Changes in the effective tunneling barrier height.


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