Accession Number : ADD016073

Title :   Superconducting Fibers Made with Yttrium and Yttrium Oxide Interlayers and Barium Cuprate Cover Layers.

Descriptive Note : Patent, Filed 31 Oct 91, patented 19 Oct 93,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s) : Divecha, Amarnath P ; Kerr, James M

Report Date : 19 Oct 1993

Pagination or Media Count : 4

Abstract : A high temperature superconducting wire or yarn has a first layer thereon of yttria, a third layer of barium cuprate, and a second layer of a superconducting YBa2CU307-x formed at the interface between the first and third layers. The wire can be yttrium and the yarn can be alumina.

Descriptors :   *BARIUM, *YTTRIUM, *PATENTS, *SUPERCONDUCTIVITY, *FIBERS, *YTTRIUM OXIDES, HIGH TEMPERATURE, INTERFACES, LAYERS, TEMPERATURE, WIRE, YARNS, COPPER, ALUMINUM OXIDES, COMPOSITE MATERIALS

Subject Categories : Electricity and Magnetism
      Inorganic Chemistry
      Laminates and Composite Materials

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE