Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item:
|Type:||Artigo de periódico|
|Title:||Angular dependence of the bulk nucleation field Hc2 of aligned MgB2 crystallites|
|Author:||de Lima, OF|
|Abstract:||The angular dependence of the bulk nucleation field of a sample made of aligned MgB2 crystallites was obtained using dc magnetization and ac susceptibility measurements. A good fitting of the data by the three-dimensional anisotropic Ginzburg-Landau theory attests to the bulk nature of the critical field H-c2. We found a mass anisotropy ratio epsilon2 approximate to0.39 that implies an anisotropy of the Fermi velocity, with a ratio of 1.6 between the in-plane and perpendicular directions, if an isotropic gap energy is assumed. For an s-wave anisotropic gap this ratio could increase to 2.5. Besides the fundamental implications of this result, it also implies the use of texturization techniques to optimize the critical current in wires and other polycrystalline forms of MgB2.|
|Editor:||American Physical Soc|
|Appears in Collections:||Artigos e Materiais de Revistas Científicas - Unicamp|
Items in DSpace are protected by copyright, with all rights reserved, unless otherwise indicated.