Development of Magnetization Measurement Devices Using Micro-dc-SQUIDs and a Sr2RuO4 Microplate

Y. Nago, T. Shinozaki, S. Tsuchiya, R. Ishiguro, H. Kashiwaya, S. Kashiwaya, S. Nomura, K. Kono, H. Takayanagi, Y. Maeno

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We developed high-sensitivity magnetization measurement devices composed of micro-dc-SQUIDs and a superconducting Sr (Formula presented.) RuO (Formula presented.) microplate, aiming to investigate novel magnetic properties related to a spin-triplet chiral p-wave superconductor with a mesoscopic size. Micron-sized dc-SQUID was fabricated by thin Al electrodes, and the SQUID structure was improved to prevent magnetic fluxes from intruding into SQUID electrodes. A Sr (Formula presented.) RuO (Formula presented.) superconducting microplate was fabricated into the size as small as the SQUID loop using a focused ion beam and directly mounted on the SQUID with precise positioning for high-sensitivity magnetization measurements. In the preliminary magnetization measurements of this device, we observed vortices trapped into the plate and thus the lower critical field. The improved magnetization measurement device developed to exclude undesirable flux intrusion successfully enabled high-sensitivity detection of quantized vortex.

本文言語English
ページ(範囲)292-299
ページ数8
ジャーナルJournal of Low Temperature Physics
183
3-4
DOI
出版ステータスPublished - 2016 5月 1

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • 原子分子物理学および光学
  • 材料科学(全般)
  • 凝縮系物理学

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