c-Axis infrared reflectivity of magnetically aligned YBa2Cu3O7-δ as a function of doping

R. G. Buckley*, J. Downes, M. P. Staines

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Dense polycrystalline samples of YBa2Cu3O7-δ with a high degree of c-axis texture in the plane of the sample were prepared by magnetic alignment. The c-axis infrared reflectivity was measured between 300 and 6K on polished surfaces. Spectra compare well with measurements on single crystals indicating that magnetically aligned samples are a reliable alternative to single crystals for c-axis measurements.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)773-778
Number of pages6
JournalJournal of Low Temperature Physics
Issue number3-4
Publication statusPublished - 1996
Externally publishedYes


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