Superconducting properties of Pb/Ag multilayers

H. C. Yang*, C. H. Nien, H. H. Sung, C. H. Chen

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    The electrical resistivity, ac susceptibility, critical current density, and Josephson tunneling of Pb/Ag multilayers have been measured in wide temperature ranges in order to study the proximity effect. A resistivity drop was found to occur at Tc of Pb in ρ versus T measurement and, at low temperature, the multilayers show proximity effect. The I-V characteristic of the multilayer shows voltage steps, indicating a resistive state has occurred in the sample. The superconducting properties of the multilayer were analyzed with the bilayer theory of the proximity effect.

    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)243-252
    Number of pages10
    JournalJournal of Low Temperature Physics
    Issue number3-4
    Publication statusPublished - 1989 May

    ASJC Scopus subject areas

    • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics
    • Materials Science(all)
    • Condensed Matter Physics


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