High-pressure study of the new Yb-Ba-Cu-O superconducting compound system

P. H. Hor, L. Gao, R. L. Meng, Z. J. Huang, Y. Q. Wang, K. Forster, J. Vassilious, C. W. Chu, M. K. Wu, J. R. Ashburn, C. J. Torng

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The pressure effect on the superconducting state above 77 K in the new Yb-Ba-Cu-O compound system has been determined. In strong contrast to what is observed in the La-Ba-Cu-O and La-Sr-Cu-O systems, pressure has only a slight effect on the superconducting transition temperature.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)911-912
Number of pages2
JournalPhysical review letters
Issue number9
Publication statusPublished - 1987

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Physics and Astronomy(all)


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