Far-infrared magneto-optical activity in type II superconductors

K. Karrai, E. Choi, F. Dunmore, S. Liu, X. Ying, Qi Li, T. Venkatesan, H. D. Drew, Qi Li, D. B. Fenner

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Abstract

Transmission measurements on superconducting YBa2Cu3O7 films with circular polarized light show optical activity proportional to magnetic-field strength. The results are discussed within the context of cyclotron (diamagnetic) resonance of the superconducting ground state. Hole conduction is implied.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)355-358
Number of pages4
JournalPhysical Review Letters
Volume69
Issue number2
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 1992

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Physics and Astronomy(all)

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    Karrai, K., Choi, E., Dunmore, F., Liu, S., Ying, X., Li, Q., Venkatesan, T., Drew, H. D., Li, Q., & Fenner, D. B. (1992). Far-infrared magneto-optical activity in type II superconductors. Physical Review Letters, 69(2), 355-358. https://doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevLett.69.355