Table of Contents Author Guidelines Submit a Manuscript
Advances in Condensed Matter Physics
Volume 2013, Article ID 673948, 6 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2013/673948
Research Article

The Influence of Surface Morphology of Buffer Layer on the Critical Current Density in YBCO Coated Conductors

State Key Laboratory of Electronic Thin Film and Integrated Devices, University of Electronic Science and Technology of China, Chengdu 610054, China

Received 28 October 2013; Accepted 7 November 2013

Academic Editor: Danyang Wang

Copyright © 2013 Jie Xiong et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

Linked References

  1. D. P. Norton, A. Goyal, J. D. Budai et al., “Epitaxial YBa2Cu3O7 on biaxially textured nickel (001): an approach to superconducting tapes with high critical current density,” Science, vol. 274, no. 5288, pp. 755–757, 1996. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  2. D. P. Norton, A. Goyal, J. D. Budai et al., “High critical current density superconducting tapes by epitaxial deposition of YBa2Cu3Ox thick films on biaxially textured metals,” Applied Physics Letters, vol. 69, no. 12, article 1795, 1996. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar
  3. J. Xiong, B. W. Tao, W. F. Qin et al., “Reel-to-reel continuous simultaneous double-sided deposition of highly textured CeO2 templates for YBa2Cu3O7−δ coated conductors,” Superconductor Science and Technology, vol. 21, no. 2, Article ID 025016, 2008. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar
  4. D. Dimos, P. Chaudhari, and J. Mannhart, “Superconducting transport properties of grain boundaries in YBa2Cu3O7 bicrystals,” Physical Review B, vol. 41, no. 7, pp. 4038–4049, 1990. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  5. Y. Iijima, N. Tanabe, O. Kohno et al., “In-plane aligned YBa2Cu3O7−x thin films deposited on polycrystalline metallic substrates,” Applied Physics Letters, vol. 60, no. 6, artcile 769, 1992. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar
  6. E. D. Specht, A. Goyal, D. F. Lee et al., “Cube-textured nickel substrates for high-temperature superconductors,” Superconductor Science and Technology, vol. 11, no. 10, article 945, 1998. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar
  7. X. Li, M. W. Rupich, T. Kodenkandath et al., “High critical current YBCO films prepared by an MOD process on RABiTS templates,” IEEE Transactions on Applied Superconductivity, vol. 17, no. 2, pp. 3553–3556, 2007. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  8. T. Aytug, M. Paranthaman, H. Y. Zhai et al., “Single buffer layers of LaMnO3 or La0.7Sr0.3MnO3 for the development of YBa2Cu3O7−δ-coated conductors: a comparative study,” Journal of Materials Research, vol. 17, no. 9, pp. 2193–2396, 2002. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar
  9. J. Xiong, Y. Chen, Y. Qiu et al., “A novel process for CeO2 single buffer layer on biaxially textured metal substrates in YBCO coated conductors,” Superconductor Science and Technology, vol. 19, no. 10, article 1068, 2006. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar
  10. D. Q. Shi, R. K. Ko, K. J. Song et al., “Deposition of Y2O3 film on textured metal substrates for a single buffer layer of a YBCO coated conductor,” Superconductor Science and Technology, vol. 18, no. 4, article 561, 2005. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar
  11. Y. D. Xia, J. Xiong, F. Zhang et al., “Reel-to-reel deposition of epitaxial double-sided Y2O3 buffer layers for coated conductors,” Physica C, vol. 476, pp. 48–53, 2012. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar
  12. Y. D. Xia, J. Xiong, and F. Zhang, “Morphology evolvement of CeO2 cap layer for coated conductors,” Applied Surface Science, vol. 263, pp. 508–512, 2012. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar
  13. J. Xiong, W. F. Qin, J. L. Tang, B. Tao, X. Cui, and Y. Li, “Preparation and characterization of microcrack-free thick YBa2Cu3O7−δ films,” Rare Metals, vol. 26, no. 5, pp. 403–407, 2007. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus