Optimization of the Dy Content in Single Crystalline GdBCO Bulk Superconductors Fabricated in Air Via Top-Seeded Infiltration Growth Process

S. Pavan Kumar Naik, M. Muralidhar, M. Murakami

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Single-crystalline bulk GdBa2Cu3O7−δ (GdBCO) superconductors were fabricated with top-seeded infiltration-growth technique (TSIG) in air by adding the different amounts of Dy2BaCuO5 (Dy-211) particles (5, 10, 15, 20, 25, 30, 35, and 40 wt%). All the samples show superconducting critical temperature at ∼93 K with sharp transition irrespective of the chemical composition. X-ray diffraction measurements confirmed that all the samples were single domain with high alignment. Microstructural studies through scanning electron microscopy showed that TSIG-processed GdBCO samples contained 211 phase particles of two different sizes, i.e., ∼2–4 and ∼10 μ m. The addition of Dy-211 phase particles led to a significant enhancement of critical current density (Jc) at 77 K. GdBCO superconductor with the addition of 20 wt% of Dy-211 showed the highest Jc of 45.5 kA/cm 2 at 77 K and self field.

本文言語English
ページ(範囲)981-987
ページ数7
ジャーナルJournal of Superconductivity and Novel Magnetism
31
4
DOI
出版ステータスPublished - 2018 4 1

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • 電子材料、光学材料、および磁性材料
  • 凝縮系物理学

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