Recent Publications

Phase Transitions and

Superconductivity Group



Instituto de Física

Universidade de São Paulo

Depto de Física dos Materiais e Mecânica

CP 66318, 05315-970

São Paulo, Brazil

(1)   J. A. Souza, J. J. Neumeier, and R. F. Jardim

        The effect of disorder on the thermodynamic phase transition in La0.7Ca0.3MnO3

        Phys. Rev. B 75, 012412-1 (2007).

(2) V. B. Barbeta, R. F. Jardim, M. T. Escote, and N. R. Dilley

        Magnetothermopower in Nd1-xEuxNiO3 compounds

         J. Appl. Phys. 101, 09N509 (2007).

(3)   L. A. Gomez, C. B. de Araujo, L. M. Rossi, S. Masunaga, and R. F. Jardim

        Third-order nonlinearity of nickel oxide nanoparticles in toluene

        Optics Letters 32, 1435 (2007).

(4) G. P. Mambrini, E. R. Leite, M. T. Escote, A. J. Chiquito, E. Longo, J. A. Varela,

        and R. F. Jardim 

        Structural, microstructural, and transport properties of highly oriented LaNiO3

        thin films deposited on SrTiO3 (100) single crystal

        J. Appl. Phys. 102, 043708-1 (2007).

(5) E. Govea-Alcaide, I. Garcia-Fornaris, P. Mune, and R. F. Jardim

        Improvement of the intergranular pinning energy in uniaxially compacting

        (Bi-Pb)2Sr2Ca2Cu3O10 ceramic samples

        Eur. Phys. J. B 58, 373 (2007).

(6) A. R. Jurelo, S. Andrade, R. F. Jardim, F. C. Fonseca, M. S. Torikachvili,

        A. H. Lacerda, and L. Ben-Dor

        Effect of Ir substitution in the ferromagnetic superconductor RuSr2GdCu2O8

        Physica C 454, 30 (2007).

(7) I. Garcia-Fornaris, E. Govea-Alcaide, P. Mune, and R. F. Jardim   

        Magnetoresistance, transport noise, and granular structure in polycrystalline


        phys. stat. solidi A 204, 805 (2007).

(8) S. H. Masunaga and R. F. Jardim

        Competition between coexisting phases in (La,Pr)CaMnO3 manganites

        J. Appl. Phys. 102, 073903 (2007).

(9) M. S. Luz, C. A. M. dos Santos, M. J. R. Sandim, A. J. S. Machado, and

        R. F. Jardim

        Transport properties of granular high-Tc superconductors

        Braz. J. Phys. 37, 1155 (2007).