Publication at Faculty of Mathematics and Physics |

2022

We demonstrate an experimental method of determining the mass of Abrikosov vortices in a superconductor. For a nearly optimally doped thin YBa(2)Cu(3)O(7-delta) film, we found the value of a diagonal mass amounting to 2.2 x 10^(8) electron masses per centimeter (m(e)/cm) at 45 K and in the zero-frequency limit, and an even larger off-diagonal mass of 4.9 x 10^(8) m(e)/cm.