Ultrasonic measurements in sinter-forged high tc superconductor YBa2Cu3O7-δ

M. F. Xu, A. Schenstrom, Y. Hong, D. Bein, Bimal Sarma, M. Levy, Kenneth R Poeppelmeier, J. B. Ketterson

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Both ultrasonic attenuation and velocity as a function of temperature from 4.2 K to room temperature were measured on sinter-forged samples of YBa2Cu3Oz-δ which have more than 80% alignment of the c-axis of the grains parallel to the forging axis. Strong anisotropy was found both in the attenuation and in the velocity when propagating sound waves in different directions relative to the forging axis. Hysteresis was observed in the velocity changes.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)2414-2417
Number of pages4
JournalIEEE Transactions on Magnetics
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 1989


ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering
  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Physics and Astronomy (miscellaneous)

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Xu, M. F., Schenstrom, A., Hong, Y., Bein, D., Sarma, B., Levy, M., Poeppelmeier, K. R., & Ketterson, J. B. (1989). Ultrasonic measurements in sinter-forged high tc superconductor YBa2Cu3O7-δ. IEEE Transactions on Magnetics, 25(2), 2414-2417. https://doi.org/10.1109/20.92793