Pressure effects on strained FeSe 0.5Te 0.5 thin films

M. Gooch, B. Lorenz, S. X. Huang, C. L. Chien, C. W. Chu

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The pressure effect on the resistivity and superconducting T c of prestrained thin films of the iron chalcogenide superconductor FeSe 0.5Te 0.5 is studied. Films with different anion heights above the Fe layer showing different values of ambient pressure T c's are compressed up to a pressure of 1.7 GPa. All films exhibit a significant increase of T c with pressure. The results cannot solely be explained by a pressure-induced decrease of the anion height but other parameters have to be considered to explain the data for all films.

Original languageEnglish
Article number112610
JournalJournal of Applied Physics
Issue number11
Publication statusPublished - 2012 Jun 1

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Physics and Astronomy(all)


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