Thermal characterization of high Tc superconductors through the photodeflection method

M. Bertolotti, G. Liakhou, F. G. Ricciardiello, R. Li Voti, S. Paoloni, C. Sibilia, A. Tampieri, N. Sparvieri

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The photothermal deflection method has been used for thermal diffusivity measurements on bulk YBCO and BISCCO high Tc superconductors. A cryostat set up is used to perform photothermal measurements from room temperature down to 77 K.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)67-74
Number of pages8
JournalJournal of Thermal Analysis
Issue number1
StatePublished - Jul 1996


  • Photothermal method
  • Superconductors

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Chemical Engineering(all)
  • Chemistry(all)
  • Engineering(all)


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