J. Phys. IV France 09 (1999) Pr10-149-Pr10-150
Spatially-resolved studies of charge-density-wave phase slip and dynamics in NbSe3S.G. Lemay1, T.L. Adelman1, S.V. Zaitsev-Zotov2 and R.E. Thorne1
1 Cornell University, Ithaca, NY 14850, U.S.A.
2 Radioengineering Institute, Moscow, Russia
We review our spatially and temporally resolved studies of charge-density-wave (CDW) phase slip and dynamics in NbSe3. Measurements of the steady-state CDW current, phase slip and strain profiles and their transient evolutions in response to a change in current direction provide a detailed picture of the interplay between elastic deformations and plasticity in this material.
© EDP Sciences 1999