Scanning SQUID microscopy of vortex configurations in superconductor arrays

L. N. Vu, M. S. Wistrom, D. J. Van Harlingen

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We have imaged the configuration of magnetic vortices in 2D networks of superconducting Nb wires using a Scanning SQUID Microscope (SSM). The SSM scans a dc SQUID detector over the array to map out the magnetic field with a spatial resolution of 10μm and a flux sensitivity of 10-4Φ0. We have studied the arrangement of vortices in large square arrays as a function of the applied magnetic field.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1791-1792
Number of pages2
JournalPhysica B: Physics of Condensed Matter
Issue numberPART 2
StatePublished - Feb 2 1994

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Condensed Matter Physics
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering


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