Journal of Superconductivity

, Volume 8, Issue 5, pp 603–604 | Cite as

Magnetic hysteresis of the zero-resistance critical temperature of high-T c granular superconductors

  • L. Flores
  • E. Altshuler
  • S. García
  • J. Musa


We have found a notorious hysteretic behavior in the dependence of the zero-resistance critical temperature obtained through resistivity (ρ) versus temperature (T) measurements with applied field (H e ) in High-T c granular superconductors. This behavior is explained semi-quantitatively based on the analogy between the present observation and a similar hysteresis found in the field dependence of the transport critical current in these materials.

Key words

High-Tc superconductivity critical temperature critical currents magnetic hysteresis 


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© Plenum Publishing Corporation 1995

Authors and Affiliations

  • L. Flores
    • 1
  • E. Altshuler
    • 1
  • S. García
    • 1
  • J. Musa
    • 1
  1. 1.Superconductivity Laboratory, IMREUniversity of HavanaLa HabanaCuba

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