Hole concentration of sintered Bi2-xPbxSr2Ca1-yYyCu 2O8+d

Hiroshi Yasuoka*, Shinjiro Tochihara, Takahiro Katsumata, Ai Yamaguchi, Masami Mashino, Hiromasa Mazaki, Minoru Osada, Masato Kakihana

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The effect of Pb and/or Y doping on the hole concentration nh of Bi2-xPbxSr2Ca1-yYyCu 2O8+d was studied by means of optical absorption. Tc and magnetic response were examined in terms of fundamental and harmonic susceptibilities. The sample of x= 0, y = 0.2 shows the highest Tc. Further substitution of Y decreases both Tc and nh. Pb substitution introduces holes only for the case of poor nh samples. The pinning force density is enhanced with nh.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1087-1088
Number of pages2
JournalPhysica B: Condensed Matter
Issue numberPART I
Publication statusPublished - 2000
Externally publishedYes


  • AC susceptibility
  • Bi-2212 substituted
  • Hole concentration

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Materials Science(all)
  • Condensed Matter Physics


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