Superconductor Bi2212 fiber growth from the melt by micro-pulling down technique

K. Lebbou, Akira Yoshikawa, M. Kikuchi, T. Fukuda, M. Th Cohen-Adad, G. Boulon

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Abstract

Bi2±xSr2CaCu2Oy fibers have been grown using the micro-pulling down (μ-PD) technique. The fibers were produced from melts containing different bismuth concentrations. Growth rates (about 0.4 mm/min) were found that allowed preparation of superconducting fibers with high critical temperature (Tc≈90 K). The fibers contained plate like single crystals each crystals oriented with the a-b plane parallel to the fiber axis which is the easy growth condition.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)254-260
Number of pages7
JournalPhysica C: Superconductivity and its applications
Volume336
Issue number3
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2000 Jul 15

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Condensed Matter Physics
  • Energy Engineering and Power Technology
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering

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