Personnel of the ICMAB

Name:Palau Masoliver, Anna
Date of assignement:Juliol 2008
Date and place of birth:1976, Olot

University degrees:
Física - Universitat de Barcelona - 1999
Enginyeria de Materials - Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya - 2000
Doctorat, universitat i any:
Ciència de Materials - ICMAB, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona - 2005
Superconductivitat, Matèria de vòrtex
Sistemes híbrids Superconductor/Ferromagnetic
Most significative academic merits:
1 Patent
Number of published articles:32


Most significatives scientific articles:
Vortex Breaking and Cutting in Type II Superconductors
Authors:A. Palau, R. Dinner, J.H. Durrell, and M. G. Blamire
Reference:Physical Review Letters 101, 097002 (2008)

Hysteretic Vortex Pinning in Superconductor-Ferromagnet Nanocomposites
Authors:A. Palau, H. Parvaneh, N. A. Stelmashenko, H. Wang, J. L. Macmanus-Driscoll, and M. G. Blamire
Reference:Physical Review Letters 98, 117003 (2007)

Crossover between Channeling and Pinning at Twin Boundaries in YBa2Cu3O7 Thin Films
Authors:A. Palau, J. H. Durrell, J. L. MacManus-Driscoll, S. Harrington, T. Puig, F. Sandiumenge, X. Obradors, and M. G. Blamire
Reference:Physical Review Letters 97, 257002 (2006)

Pinning regimes of grain boundary vortices in YBa2Cu3O7-x coated conductors
Authors:A. Palau, T. Puig, J. Gutierrez, X. Obradors, and F. de la Cruz
Reference:Physical Review B, 73, 132508 (2006)

Simultaneous inductive determination of grain and intergrain critical current densities of YBa2Cu3O7-x coated conductors
Authors:A. Palau, T. Puig, X. Obradors, E. Pardo, C. Navau, A. Sanchez, A. Usoskin, H.C. Freyhardt, L. Fernández, B. Holzapfel, and R. Feenstra
Reference:Applied Physics Letters 84, 230 (2004)

Last update: 2010-02-12 11:19:37

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Superconducting Materials and Nanostructure at Large Scale
Institut de Ciència de Materials de Barcelona

Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas

Campus de la Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona

08193 Bellaterra

Catalunya, Espanya