Interplay of YBCO and embedded 211 particles in melt-textured YBCO superconductors

A. Koblischka-Veneva, M. R. Koblischka, K. Ogasawara, F. Mücklich, M. Murakami

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Abstract

Local orientations of superconducting YBa2Cu3O x (123) and embedded Y2BaCuO5 (211) particles within bulk, melt-textured 123 samples are studied on a local scale by means of electron backscatter diffraction (EBSD). The embedded Y2BaCuO 3 (211) particles do not show any preferred texture, but their presence within the 123-matrix alters the growth of the 123-phase, independent of the orientation. EBSD enables to analyse the interactions between the 123- and 211-phases in detail.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)469-474
Number of pages6
JournalJournal of Superconductivity
Volume18
Issue number4
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2005 Aug

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Keywords

  • Embedded 211
  • Melt texture
  • YBCO
  • YBaCuO (211)

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Condensed Matter Physics
  • Physics and Astronomy (miscellaneous)

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