Electron beam damage in high Tc superconductor materials

J. Rickards, A. Oliver, M. José-Yacamán

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The standard theory of radiation damage by electrons is applied to Y-Ba-Cu-O high Tc superconductors. It is shown that the electron irradiation at incident energy (E) ≤ 450 keV can produce a large number of oxygen vacancies in the material.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)425-428
Number of pages4
Issue number3
StatePublished - 1989
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics
  • Instrumentation


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