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Reduction of porosity in RE1Ba2Cu3Oy pseudo crystals

Kambara, M and Nadendla, HB and Shi, Y and Cardwell, DA (2000) Reduction of porosity in RE1Ba2Cu3Oy pseudo crystals. Physica C: Superconductivity and its Applications, 341-34. IV/--. ISSN 0921-4534

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The distribution of porosity in Y1Ba2Cu3Oy (Y-123) pseudo-crystals prepared by hot seeded melt growth of precursor pellet samples pre-sintered at elevated temperatures in air or vacuum has been investigated. The results demonstrate that the porosity within the Y-123 pseudo-crystal matrix could be reduced dramatically by pre-sintering in vacuum, compared with that for precursor pellets processed in air.

Item Type: Article
Divisions: Div C > Materials Engineering
Depositing User: Cron Job
Date Deposited: 18 May 2016 18:34
Last Modified: 30 May 2016 07:21
DOI: 10.1016/S0921-4534(00)01194-1