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Non-resonant microwave absorption evidence for intrinsic Josephson coupling in Tl2Ba2CaCu2O8 single crystals

Joshi, Janhavi P and Anand, A and Bhat, SV and Chowdhury, P and Bhatia, SN (2000) Non-resonant microwave absorption evidence for intrinsic Josephson coupling in Tl2Ba2CaCu2O8 single crystals. In: Physica C: Superconductivity, 341-34 (Part 2). pp. 1229-1230.

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Abstract

We report the results of our non-resonant microwave absorption (NRMA) studies on single crystals of Tl2Ba2CaCu2O8 (Tl 2212) which reflect the occurrence of intrinsic Josephson coupling in these crystals. We have studied the magnetic field induced microwave absorption at various temperatures from 4.2K to T-c (similar to 104K) using a standard CW EPR spectrometer (H-dc parallel to c). We observe the appearance of a characteristic feature in the NRMA signals similar to the ones observed earlier by us in Bi2Sr2CaCu2O8 (Bi 2212) starting a few degrees below T-c, which on cooling passes through a maximum in intensity before disappearing at a further low temperature. This behaviour is attributed to the appearance, strengthening and disappearance of Josephson response consequent to the temperature dependence of the viscosity of the Josephson medium between the CuO2 superconducting sheets.

Item Type: Journal Article
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Department/Centre: Division of Physical & Mathematical Sciences > Physics
Date Deposited: 09 Aug 2010 09:24
Last Modified: 19 Sep 2010 06:13
URI: http://eprints.iisc.ernet.in/id/eprint/31115

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