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Progress toward thin-film-based tape conductors
Author(s): Paul H. Berdahl; Richard E. Russo
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Paper Abstract

Very high critical current densities are exhibited by epitaxial thin films of the high-temperature superconductors (on single-crystal substrates). Can similar high-current densities be achieved in the form of thin films on large-area polycrystalline substrates? If so, high-current superconducting tapes can be fabricated. We examine the arguments for and against this approach and briefly review the progress to date, in our laboratory and elsewhere, toward achieving flexible high-current tapes.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 March 1991
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 1394, Progress In High-Temperature Superconducting Transistors and Other Devices, (1 March 1991); doi: 10.1117/12.25744
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Paul H. Berdahl, Lawrence Berkeley Lab. (United States)
Richard E. Russo, Lawrence Berkeley Lab. (United States)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1394:
Progress In High-Temperature Superconducting Transistors and Other Devices
Rajendra Singh; Jagdish Narayan; David T. Shaw, Editor(s)

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