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Interfaces in High-Tc Superconducting Systems

  • Subhash L. Shindé
  • David A. Rudman

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About this book

Introduction

Because the new high-temperature superconductors cannot be grown as large single crystals, interfaces and junctions play an important role in their properties. The chapters in this book, each by leading researchers in the field, examine the state of our understanding of such interfaces.
Chapters cover such topics as studies of YCBO films by transmission-electron, scanning-tunneling, and atomic-force microscopy; microstructure, interfacial interactions, and twin boundary structures in YCBO films; grain-boundary Josephson junctions; and overlayer formation.

Keywords

Josephson junction Superconductor crystal electron grain microscopy structure temperature thin films transmission electron microscopy

Editors and affiliations

  • Subhash L. Shindé
    • 1
  • David A. Rudman
    • 2
  1. 1.IBM CorporationUSA
  2. 2.Division 814. 03 NISTUSA

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