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The Role of Sample Preparation Techniques in Assessing Mechanical Damage in YBCO Superconducting Tapes
YBa2Cu3O7 (YBCO) is a high-temperature, high-field superconductor with promise for usage in high-field magnets. The superconductor lies within a composite tape that provides mechanical strength and allows for the correct ...
Characterization of Mechanical Properties of Bi2Sr2CaCu2O8x Superconductor Through Scanning Electron Microscopy
We are studying Bi2Sr2Ca1Cu2Ox (Bi-2212), a high temperature superconductor. Superconductors are used in a wide variety of high field magnetic applications. Bi-2212 is the only high temperature superconductor available as ...
Filament Damage in Bi2Sr2CaCu2O8-x (Bi-2212) Superconducting Wires Exposed by External Etching
We are studying Bi2Sr2Ca1Cu2Ox (Bi-2212): a superconducting material that is able to produce magnetic fields greater than 25 T. The study of sub-atomic particles in physics is progressing and needs higher magnetic fields ...
Investigating Metallographic Sample Preparation Techniques for BiSrCaCuO[8+x]
We developed effective sample preparation techniques to understand the complex Bi-2212 wire microstructure and to efficiently correlate its electrical and mechanical behavior.
Post-Delamination Structural Investigation of YBCO Superconducting Tape
YBa2Cu3O7 (YBCO) is a rare-earth based superconductor that is fabricated as a composite tape. Its properties make it a candidate for usage in high-field magnets at cryogenic temperatures. The structure of the tape includes ...
Characterization of Mechanical Properties of BiSrCaCuO[8-x] Superconductor Through Scanning Electron Microscopy
Bi-2212 is brittle and susceptible to mechanical damage. Our research seeks to understand why this damage occurs, and how it propagates through the material.
Effects of Overpressure Conditions on the Porosity of Bi-2212 Superconducting Wires
Bi2Sr2CaCu2O(8+X), abbreviated as Bi-2212, has shown promise as a high-temperature superconducting material for use in powerful magnets. The material’s brittle character makes it difficult to work with. Because of this, ...