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Structure and superconducting properties of Tl1?yPbyY1?xCaxSr2Cu2O7star, open: Dependence of Tc on hole concentration

Vijayaraghavan, R and Rangavittal, N and Kulkarni, GU and Grantscharova, Emilia and Row, Guru TN and Rao, CNR (1991) Structure and superconducting properties of Tl1?yPbyY1?xCaxSr2Cu2O7star, open: Dependence of Tc on hole concentration. In: Physica C: Superconductivity, 179 (1-3). pp. 183-190.

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Abstract

Structure and superconducting properties of Tl1?yPbyY1?xCaxSr2Cu2O7 (y=0.0, 0.1, 0.25 and 0.5) , derived from the parent insulator TlYSr2Cu2O7, have been investigated for different values of x. XANES studies show Pb to be in the 4+ state while Tl is in the 3+ state, suggesting thereby that in this series, (x?y) approximately corresponds to the hole concentration. The in-plane Cu---O distance decreases with increase in x for all values of y. The apical Cu---O distance as well as the Tl(Pb)---O(2) distance show anomalies at x=0.5 in the series with y=0.25; at this composition, Tc also reaches a maximum. In general, the composition (value of x) at which the Tc of Tl1?yPbyY1?xCaxSr2Cu2O7 reaches a maximum depends on the Pb content and the maximum Tc itself increases with increase in y, reaching a value of 105 K at y=0.5. More interestingly, a maximum Tc occurs at an (x?y) value of not, vert, similar0.25, which is close to the hole concentration at maximum Tc in other cuprate superconductors containing two CuO2 layers.

Item Type: Journal Article
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Department/Centre: Division of Chemical Sciences > Solid State & Structural Chemistry Unit
Date Deposited: 30 Nov 2010 13:16
Last Modified: 30 Nov 2010 13:16
URI: http://eprints.iisc.ernet.in/id/eprint/34148

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