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Direct laser writing of superconducting patterns into semiconducting ceramic Y-Ba-Cu-O

Abstract

Investigations on the laser-induced oxidation of YBa2Cu3O6 are presented. Here, the oxygen content of the material is locally increased by laser-induced heating under cw Ar+ or Kr+ laser irradiation in O2 atmosphere. The technique permits direct-writing of superconducting patterns into the semiconducting sample surface.

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Liberts, G., Eyett, M. & Bäuerle, D. Direct laser writing of superconducting patterns into semiconducting ceramic Y-Ba-Cu-O. Appl. Phys. A 46, 331–334 (1988). https://doi.org/10.1007/BF01141600

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