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Determining the Radius of the Magnetic Vortex Core of YBCO123 and Bi2212

DOI: 10.4236/oalib.1105661, PP. 1-10

Subject Areas: Applied Physics, Mechanical Engineering, Industrial Engineering

Keywords: Plasma, Magnetic Flux, Magnetic Vortex Core, Super-Particles, Diamagnetism

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A plasma has been defined as a quasi-neutral gas of charged particles showing collective behaviour. Plasmas can support waves depending on the local condi-tions, the presence of external electric and magnetic fields. A characteristic property of plasmas is their ability to transfer momentum and energy via col-lective motion. An example in this case, is the Langmuir waves where plasma electrons oscillate against a stationary ion background. In a superconductor, two plasma electrons arise one that is made up of normal electrons and the other that is made up of super-electrons. In this study, we consider a system of super-electrons forming a super-particle. The motion of the plasma su-per-particles around a magnetic vortex core has been studied in the YBCO123 and Bi2212 systems.

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Mukubwa, A. and Masinde, F. (2019). Determining the Radius of the Magnetic Vortex Core of YBCO123 and Bi2212. Open Access Library Journal, 6, e5661. doi:


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