Sub-micron YBa2Cu3O7-delta step-edge Josephson junctions and micro-SQUIDs. / Chen, K.; Magnelind, P.; Larsson, P.; Tzalenchuk, A. Y.; Ivanov, Z. G.

In: Physica C: Superconductivity and its Applications, Vol. 372, 2002, p. 63-67.

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We discuss the properties of sub-micron YBa2Cu3O7-delta step-edge Josephson junctions and their application in micro-SQUIDs. We suggest a design of a micro-SQUID sensor for the scanning SQUID microscopy. Two methods of coupling the modulation and feedback signals to the sensor are described. Influence of a superconducting sample on the sensor parameters is analyzed for the two configurations. (C) 2002 Elsevier Science B.V. All rights reserved.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)63-67
Number of pages5
JournalPhysica C: Superconductivity and its Applications
Publication statusPublished - 2002

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