Electronic transport properties of PrBa2Cu3O7-δ

Gerard Klaas van Ancum

Research output: ThesisPhD Thesis - Research UT, graduation UT

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Abstract

At the interface between the barrier and the electrode of a Josephson junction the two worlds touch. The classical semiconductor physics that dates back to 1839 and the contemporary new-found-land of physics behind high-Tc superconductivity arrive at a close proximity. The work described in this thesis balances between superconductors on the one hand and semiconductors on the other. It focuses on the charge transport in PBCO, both on macroscopic and on mesoscopic length scales. Interest in the electronic transport properties of PBCO is stimulated by developments in the applications of high-Tc superconductivity. The electronic transport properties of PBCO are also intriguing from a more fundamental point of view. In order to carry out the research described in the thesis we inherited knowledge from practical high-Tc device developments and combined it with classical solid state probing techniques.
Original languageEnglish
QualificationDoctor of Philosophy
Awarding Institution
  • University of Twente
Supervisors/Advisors
  • Rogalla, H., Supervisor
  • Blank, D.H.A., Co-Supervisor
Award date19 Jan 1996
Place of PublicationEnschede
Publisher
Print ISBNs9789090089607
Publication statusPublished - 19 Jan 1996

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