Preparation of highly oriented Y123 superconductor with silver doping

Naomichi Sakai, Masaya Deguchi, Sang Im Yoo, Masato Murakami

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Decomposition temperature of Y123 decreased about 34 K by doping 10 mass% of silver. We could produce highly oriented Y123 superconductor with silver doping by using a Y123 bulk seed crystal. The obtained bulk shows no degradation in Tc and exhibits a uniform trapped field.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)920-924
Number of pages5
JournalNippon Kinzoku Gakkaishi/Journal of the Japan Institute of Metals
Issue number9
Publication statusPublished - 1997 Jan 1



  • Decomposition temperature
  • Oriented growth
  • Seed crystal
  • Silver doping

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Condensed Matter Physics
  • Mechanics of Materials
  • Metals and Alloys
  • Materials Chemistry

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