The dependence of the critical current density on the substitution of Y by lanthanides was examined for Ba2Y1Cu3O7-δ. The results are discussed in terms of the grain boundary as well as the intra-grain properties. Ho and Er were the best elements to improve the critical current density.
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
- Condensed Matter Physics
- Electrical and Electronic Engineering