Crystal structure of the ferromagnetic superconductorRuSr2(Gd1.3Ce0.7)Cu2O10δby powder neutron diffraction

Christopher S. Knee, Brian D. Rainford, Mark T. Weller

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Abstract

The 1222-type ferromagnetic, superconducting cuprate, RuSr2(160Gd1.3Ce0.7)Cu2O10 − δ, contains RuO6 octahedra that are rotated 13.4° around the c-axis and tilted reducing the Cu–O(1)–Ru angle to 168.2° at 295 K. The oxygen deficiency δ has been determined as 0.22, indicating a hole doping mechanism, similar to that proposed for GdSr2RuCu2O8, facilitates superconductivity.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)2445-2447
JournalJournal of Materials Chemistry
Volume10
Issue number11
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2000

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