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Type: Artigo de periódico
Title: Fishtail effect studied by ac susceptibility in ErBa2Cu3O7-delta single crystal
Author: Cardoso, CA
de Lima, OF
Abstract: The second magnetization peak (SMP), also known as the fishtail effect, is studied by a scaling procedure for ac susceptibility measurements. From this scaling law the frequency dependence of the critical current J(nu) and the flux creep exponent n can be determined. A striking correlation between n and the SMP is observed, which indicates a clear change in the rate of flux creep around the peak position. This result points to the relevance of the dynamical contribution for the peak formation. However, we could not observe a transition between two different regimes of vortex motion at the SMP. The dependence of the SMP with sample dimensions is also discussed. (C) 2004 American Institute of Physics.
Country: EUA
Editor: Amer Inst Physics
Rights: aberto
Identifier DOI: 10.1063/1.1636261
Date Issue: 2004
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