In this work, ex situ MgB2was mixed with 0.5 mol of Mg and sintered. The sintering conditions were varied over a temperature range of 600–1000 °C for 1, 3, and 7 h, respectively. The addition of Mg during the sintering increased the partial pressure of Mg and thus suppressed the decomposition of MgB2. Onset of critical temperature, Tc, was retained at ∼ 38 K even after the addition of Mg. By increasing the sintering temperature, magnetic critical current density, Jcat self-field, and 20 K of the ex situ samples increased consistently. With the addition of Mg for 1 h sintering, self-field Jc(20 K) was enhanced more than 20 times to 104A cm−2 as the sintering temperature was increased. Such significant enhancement in the Jcis mainly due to the improved grain coupling aided by Mg during the short sintering.
|ジャーナル||Journal of Materials Science: Materials in Electronics|
|出版ステータス||Published - 2022 5月|
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