Durrell, JH and Dancer, CEJ and Dennis, A and Shi, Y and Xu, Z and Campbell, AM and Hari Babu, N and Todd, RI and Grovenor, CRM and Cardwell, DA (2012) A trapped field of > 3T in bulk MgB₂ fabricated by uniaxial hot pressing. Superconductor Science and Technology, 25. ISSN 0953-2048Full text not available from this repository.
A trapped field of over 3 T has been measured at 17.5 K in a magnetised stack of two disc-shaped bulk MgB2 superconductors of diameter 25 mm and thickness 5.4 mm. The bulk MgB2 samples were fabricated by uniaxial hot pressing, which is a readily scalable, industrial technique, to 91% of their maximum theoretical density. The macroscopic critical current density derived from the trapped field data using the Biot-Savart law is consistent with the measured local critical current density. From this we conclude that critical current density, and therefore trapped field performance, is limited by the flux pinning available in MgB2, rather than by lack of connectivity. This suggests strongly that both increasing sample size and enhancing pinning through doping will allow further increases in trapped field performance of bulk MgB2.
|Additional Information:||10 pages, 4 figures. Submitted to Superconductor Science and Technology (Slightly revised version with additional citation)|
|Divisions:||Div C > Materials Engineering|
|Depositing User:||Cron Job|
|Date Deposited:||13 Aug 2012 01:16|
|Last Modified:||20 May 2013 01:41|
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