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      High temperature superconductors; Y-Ba-Cu-O system; specific heat

    • Abstract

       

      The specific heat of superconducting oxide compound, YBa2Cu3O7 −x, is studied using a quasi-adiabatic calorimeter from 4.2 to 60 K. The analysis of the specific heat data below 15 K gives a value of 17 mJ/mole K2 for the electronic heat capacity coefficient. The value ofθD(0) is determined to be 397±8 K. The variation ofθD with temperature was calculated in the temperature range 4.2 to 60 K.

    • Author Affiliations

       

      N Sankar1 2 V Sankaranarayanan1 R Srinivasan1 G Rangarajan1 G V Subba Rao1 3

      1. Department of Physics, Indian Institute of Technology, Madras - 600 036, India
      2. Systems Engineering Division, National Aeronautical Laboratory, Bangalore - 560 017, India
      3. Materials Science Research Centre, Indian Institute of Technology, Madras - 600 036, India
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