Superconductor-to-insulator transition and transport properties of underdoped YBa2Cu3Oy crystals

Kouichi Semba, Azusa Matsuda

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Abstract

Underdoped YBa2Cu3Oy crystals were grown in a yttria crucible by the Cu-Ba enriched self-flux method. The resulting polycrystals were characterized by x-ray diffraction (XRD), iodometry, and weight loss measurements. The carrier-concentration-driven superconductor-to-insulator (SI) transition as well as the transport properties of the crystals were determined.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)496-499
Number of pages4
JournalPhysical Review Letters
Volume86
Issue number3
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2001 Jan 15
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Physics and Astronomy(all)

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