Improving Critical Current Anisotropy in Bi-2212 Coatings Through Controlled Flow of the Melt Formed in Partial Melt Processing

  • A. P. Baker
  • B. A. Glowacki
  • R. Riddle
Part of the An International Cryogenic Materials Conference Publication book series (ACRE, volume 40)

Abstract

Bi-2212 coatings have been partially melted in a vertical (i.e., the plane of the coating is parallel to the force of gravity) and a horizontal setting. The vertical setting allows the partially melted grains to flow and on resolidification, form well connected grains that show a better performance in an applied magnetic field than coatings partially melted in a horizontal setting. The results presented here show that the vertical setting is better suited for magnet coil fabrication.

Keywords

Partial Melting Pole Figure Applied Magnetic Field Critical Current Critical Current Density 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • A. P. Baker
    • 1
  • B. A. Glowacki
    • 1
    • 2
  • R. Riddle
    • 3
  1. 1.IRC in SuperconductivityUniversity of CambridgeUK
  2. 2.The Department of Materials Science and MetallurgyUniversity of CambridgeUK
  3. 3.Merck Ltd., Poole, DorsetUK

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