Tsinghua University Press Ltd. - Sample size dependence of second magnetization peak in type-II superconductors

Author(s): J.H.S. Torres ; Y. Kopelevich
Publisher: Tsinghua University Press Ltd.
Publication Date: 1 June 2003
Volume: 8
Page(s): 370 - 378
ISSN (Electronic): 1007-0214

We show that the second magnetization peak (SMP), i. e., an increase in the magnetization hysteresis loop width in type-II superconductors, vanishes for samples smaller than a critical size. We... View More