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2007 MRS Spring Meeting Logo2007 MRS Spring Meeting & Exhibit


April 9-13, 2007
| San Francisco
Meeting Chairs: Timothy J. Bunning, Harold Y. Hwang, Debra Kaiser, Jennifer A. Lewis

Symposium M : Progress in High-Temperature Superconductors

2007-04-10   Show All Abstracts

Symposium Organizers

Paul Barnes Air Force Research Laboratory
Dominic Lee Oak Ridge National Laboratory
Chan Park Seoul National University
Naoyuki Amemiya Yokohama National University
Jodi Reeves SuperPower, Inc.
M1: HTS Conductor Challenges and Flux Pinning
Session Chairs
Paul Barnes
Dominic Lee
Tuesday AM, April 10, 2007
Room 3024 (Moscone West)

9:30 AM - **M1.1
Materials For Superconducting Magnets Beyond Niobium.

David Larbalestier 1
1 Applied Superconductivity Center, National High Magnetic Field Laboratory, Tallahassee, Florida, United States

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10:00 AM - M1.2
Materials Grand Challenges for Superconductivity

John Sarrao 1 , Wai-Kwong Kwok 2
1 , Los Alamos National Laboratory, Los Alamos, New Mexico, United States, 2 , Argonne National Laboratory, Argonne, Illinois, United States

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10:30 AM - M1.4
Flux Pinning and Grain Boundary Enhancements of YBCO with Nanoparticle Additions

Timothy Haugan 1 , Paul Barnes 1 , Pierce Neal 1 , F Javier Baca 1 , Timothy Campbell 1 , Iman Maartense 1 , Timothy Peterson 1 , E. Stinzianni 2 , Manisha Rane 2 , Kathleen Dunn 2 , Pradeep Haldar 2 , Haiyan Wang 3
1 , The Air Force Research Laboratory, Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio, United States, 2 College of Nanoscale Science and Engineering, SUNY - University of Albany, Albany, New York, United States, 3 Dept of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Texas A&M Univ., College Station, Texas, United States

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10:45 AM - M1.5
Influence of Ca-doping on Properties of Low Angle YBCO Grain Boundaries.

Sang-il Kim 1 , Alex Gurevich 1 , Yan Xin 2 , David Larbalestier 1
1 Applied Superconductivity Center, National High Magnetic Field Laboratory, Tallahassee, Florida, United States, 2 , National High Magnetic Field Laboratory, Tallahassee, Florida, United States

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11:00 AM - M1.6
Determining Local Flux Pinning Properties with Micro and Nano Fabrication Techniques.

John Durrell 1 , Matt Feldmann 3 , Anna Palau 1 , Joffre Gutierrez 2 1 , Marcus Weigand 1 , Noel Rutter 1 , Judith MacManus-Driscoll 1 , Mark Blamire 1
1 Materials Science and Metallurgy, University of Cambridge, Cambridge United Kingdom, 3 Materials Science and Engineering, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin, United States, 2 , ICMAB, Barcelona Spain

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11:15 AM -
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M2: Processing by MOD Deposition
Session Chairs
Mariappan Parathaman
Cees Thieme
Tuesday AM, April 10, 2007
Room 3024 (Moscone West)

11:30 AM - **M2.1
Crystal Growth Mechanism of TFA-MOD Derived YBCO.

Yuh Shiohara 1 , Teruo Izumi 1 , Masateru Yoshizumi 1
1 Superconducting Wires & Tapes, SRL-ISTEC, Koto-ku, Tokyo, Japan

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12:00 PM - M2.2
Texture Development in 2-3 μm Thick YBCO Films Synthesized by BaF2 and MOD Processes on Metal RABiTS™ Substrates.

Vyacheslav Solovyov 1 , Harold Wiesmann 1 , Masaki Suenaga 1
1 Condensed Matter Physics and Materials Science, Brookhaven National Laboratory, Upton, New York, United States

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12:15 PM - M2.3
High Critical Current Density REBa2Cu3O7-x Thin Films Prepared by Fluorine-free Metalorganic Deposition Process.

Yoda Patta 1 , Daniel Wesolowski 1 , Michael Cima 1 , Takahiro Taneda 2 , Takeshi Kato 2
1 , Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States, 2 , Sumitomo Electric Industries, Ltd, Osaka Japan

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12:30 PM - M2.4
High Ic Thick YBCO Films by Multiple Coating of Modified TFA-MOD Process

Yongli Xu 1 , Changhui Lei 2 , Rabi Bhattacharya 1
1 , UES Inc, Dayton, Ohio, United States, 2 , UIUC, Urbana, Illinois, United States

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M3: REBCO Coated Conductor Processing
Session Chairs
David Larbalestier
Vladimir Matias
Tuesday PM, April 10, 2007
Room 3024 (Moscone West)

4:00 PM - **M3.1
Long-length, High-speed Manufacturing of High-performance Second-generation HTS Conductors.

Venkat Selvamanickam 1 , Yimin Chen 1 , Xuming Xiong 1 , Yi-Yuan Xie 1 , Jodi Reeves 1 , Andrei Rar 1 , Yunfei Qiao 1 , Ed Zhang 1 , Robert Schmidt 1 , Ken Lenseth 1
1 , SuperPower, Schenectady, New York, United States

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4:30 PM - M3.2
Continuous Ribbons of Single Crystal Ni Films for HTSC Substrates.

Jae Shin 1 , Adam Standley 1 , Eric Chason 1
1 Division of Engineering, Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island, United States

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M4: YBCO Coated Conductors
Session Chairs
David Larbalestier
Vladimir Matias
Tuesday PM, April 10, 2007
Room 3024 (Moscone West)

4:45 PM - **M4.1
The Development of Second Generation HTS Wire at American Superconductor

Cornelis Thieme 1 , Marty Rupich 1 , Xiaoping Li 1 , Wei Zhang 1 , Yibing Huang 1 , Thomas Kodenkandath 1 , Nguyet Nguyen 1 , Dawood Aized 1 , John Voccio 1 , Darren Verebelyi 1
1 , American Superconducor, Westborough, Massachusetts, United States

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5:15 PM - M4.2
Preparation of Substrates for Improved Coated Conductor Performance

Vladimir Matias 1 , Jens Hänisch 1 , Jonathan Storer 1 , John Rowley 1 , Noriyuki Kumasaka 2
1 MPA-STC, Los Alamos National Laboratory, Los Alamos, New Mexico, United States, 2 , MIPOX International Corporation, Hayward, California, United States

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5:30 PM - M4.3
Multi-functional Buffer Layers for YBCO Coated Conductors

Mariappan Paranthaman 1 , S. Sathyamurthy 1 , M. Bhuiyan 1 , T. Aytug 1 , A. Goyal 1 , T. Kodenkandath 2 , X. Li 2 , W. Zhang 2 , M. Rupich 2 , X. Xiong 3 , Y. Chen 3 , V. Selvamanickam 3
1 , Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridge, Tennessee, United States, 2 , American Superconductor Corporation, Westborough, Massachusetts, United States, 3 , SuperPower, Inc., Schenectady, New York, United States

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5:45 PM - M4.4
Advanced Buffer Layer Architectures for YBCO Coated Conductors.

Sebastian Engel 1 , Bernhard Holzapfel 1 2 , Ludwig Schultz 1 2 , Oliver de Haas 1
1 Substrates, evico GmbH, Dresden, Saxony, Germany, 2 Superconducting Materials, IFW-Dresden, Dresden, Saxony, Germany

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M5: Poster Session: Progress in High Temperature Superconductors I
Session Chairs
Matt Feldmann
Chakrapani Varanasi
Tuesday PM, April 10, 2007
Salon Level (Marriott)

9:00 PM - M5.1
Nano-scale Pinning Centers in Melt-Textured-Growth Sm-Ba-Cu-O Superconductor

Shih-Yun Chen 1 2 , Alexandre Gloter 2 , Christian Colliex 2 , In-Gann Chen 3 , Maw-Kuen Wu 1
1 , Institute of Physics, Academia Sinica, Taipei Taiwan, 2 Laboratoire de Physique des Solides, CNRS-UMR 8502, Université Paris Sud, Paris France, 3 Department of Materials Science and Engineering, National Cheng-Kung University, Tainan Taiwan

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9:00 PM - M5.10
Pinning Strength, Mechanisms, and Dimensionality in YBCO PLD with Various Types of Artificial Pinning Structure-Based Enhancements

Mike Sumption 1 , Tim Haugan 2 , Paul Barnes 2 , Chakrapani Varanasi 2 , Tim Campbell 2
1 Material Science , Ohio State, Columbus, Ohio, United States, 2 Propulsion Directorate, Air Force Research Laboratory, Dayton, Ohio, United States

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9:00 PM - M5.12
Modification of Electron Beam Co-evaporated YBCO Precursor for Faster Ex-situ Conversion.

Yifei Zhang 1 , Ron Feenstra 1 , David Christen 1
1 Materials Science & Technology Division, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridge, Tennessee, United States

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9:00 PM - M5.2
Enhancement of High Field Jc in Large Grain Y-Ba-Cu-O Superconductor by Infiltration Growth Method

Yung-Sheng Hsiao 1 , Chun-Chih Wang 1 , In-Gann Chen 1
1 Department of Material Science and Engineering, National Cheng Kung university, Tainan Taiwan

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9:00 PM - M5.3
YBa2Cu3Ox Thick Films Produced by Electrophoretic Deposition on Ni and Ag Substrates.

Laurent Dusoulier 1 2 , Samuel Denis 3 2 , Michel Dirickx 2 , Philippe Vanderbemden 3 , Marcel Ausloos 4 , Rudi Cloots 1 , Benedicte Vertruyen 1
1 Chemistry, University of Liege, Liege Belgium, 2 , Royal Military Academy, Brussels Belgium, 3 Engineering, University of Liege, Liege Belgium, 4 Physics, University of Liege, Liege Belgium

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9:00 PM - M5.4
Development of High Strength, Low Magnetism and Strongly Cube-textured Ni-7%W/Ni-10%W Composite for Coated Superconductor.

Danmin Liu 1 , Fei Hao 1 , Jiuxing Zhang 1 , Yancao Hu 1 , Shenlin Zhou 1 , Meiling Zhou 1
1 , Beijing University of Technology, Beijing China

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9:00 PM - M5.5
YBa2Cu3O7-x Coatings on Flexible YSZ Ceramic (Ceraflex) Substrates for Low ac Loss Applications with IBAD -MgO and PLD- LaMnO3 Cap Layers.

Chakrapani Varanasi 1 , J. Burke 1 , P. Barnes 2 , I. Maartense 1 , R. Lu 3 , J. Wu 3
1 Metals & Ceramics, Unversity od Dayton Research Institute, Dayont, Ohio, United States, 2 AFRL/PRPG , Airforce Research Laboratory, WPAFB, Ohio, United States, 3 Department of Physics and Astronoy, University of Kansas, Lawrence, Kansas, United States

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9:00 PM - M5.6
MOD-processed YBCO Coated Conductor on the IBAD MgO Template.

Geo-Myung Shin 1 , Rock-Kil Ko 2 , Kyu-Jung Song 2 , Jae-Moo Yoo 3 , Chan Park 1 , Seung-Hyun Moon 4 , Sang-Im Yoo 1
1 Material Science & Engineering, Seoul National University, Seoul Korea (the Republic of), 2 Advanced and Applied Materials Laboratory, Korea Electrotechnology Research Institute, Changwon, Kyungnam, Korea (the Republic of), 3 High Temperature Superconducting Wire Laboratory, Korea Institute of Machinery & Materials, Changwon, Kyungnam, Korea (the Republic of), 4 , SuNAM Co., Ltd, Anyang, Gyeonggi, Korea (the Republic of)

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9:00 PM - M5.9
Progress in the Development of Tunable, High-Current MOD YBCO Films for Coated Conductors

Terry Holesinger 1 , Boris Maiorov 1 , James Coulter 1 , Leonardo Civale 1 , Victor Maroni 2 , Dean Miller 2 , D. Feldmann 3 , David Larbalestier 3 , Xiaoping Li 4 , Yibing Huang 4 , Wei Zhang 4 , Martin Rupich 4
1 , Los Alamos National Laboratory, Los Alamos, New Mexico, United States, 2 , Argonne National Laboratory, Argonne, Illinois, United States, 3 , Florida State University, Tallahassee, Florida, United States, 4 , American Superconductor, Westborough, Massachusetts, United States

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2007-04-11   Show All Abstracts

Symposium Organizers

Paul Barnes Air Force Research Laboratory
Dominic Lee Oak Ridge National Laboratory
Chan Park Seoul National University
Naoyuki Amemiya Yokohama National University
Jodi Reeves SuperPower, Inc.
M6: MgB2 Deposition and Properties
Session Chairs
Herbert Freyhardt
Amit Goyal
Wednesday AM, April 11, 2007
Room 3024 (Moscone West)

9:30 AM - **M6.1
Processing and Superconducting Properties of MgB2 Tape Conductors.

Hiroaki Kumakura 1 , Hiroshi Kitaguchi 1 , Takayuki Nakane 1 , Akiyoshi Matsumoto 1 , Hideyuki Yamada 2 , Nobuhito Uchiyama 2
1 , National Institute for Materials Science, Tsukuba Japan, 2 , Central Japan Railway Company, Komaki Japan

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10:00 AM - M6.2
Comparison of Different Carbon Dopants and Their Effect on the Superconducting Properties of Mechanically Alloyed MgB2.

Marko Herrmann 1 , Wolfgang Haessler 1 , Christian Rodig 1 , Margitta Schubert 1 , Bernhard Holzapfel 1 , Ludwig Schultz 1 2
1 Institute of Metallic Materials, IFW Dresden, Dresden Germany, 2 Department of Physics, Dresden University of Technology, Dresden Germany

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10:15 AM - M6.3
XPS Studies of MgB2 Thin Films and Surface Oxides.

John Read 1 , Robert Buhrman 1 , Brian Moeckly 2 , Yi Cui 3 , Xiaoxing Xi 3
1 , Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, United States, 2 , Superconductor Technologies, Inc. , Santa Barbara, California, United States, 3 , Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania, United States

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10:30 AM - M6.4
MgB2 Phase Formation and Transport Properties in Multifilamentary Strands

Mike Sumption 1 , E. Collings 1 , M. Bhatia 1 , Mike Susner 1 , Scot Bhonenstiel 1 , Mike Tomsic 2
1 Material Science , Ohio State, Columbus, Ohio, United States, 2 , Hyper Tech Research, Columbus, Ohio, United States

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10:45 AM - M6.5
Kinetics Measurements and Numerical Simulation of Synthesis of MgB2 Fibers.

John DeFouw 1 , John Quintana 2 1 , David Dunand 1
1 Materials Science and Engineering, Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois, United States, 2 Advanced Photon Source, Argonne National Laboratory, Argonne, Illinois, United States

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11:00 AM -
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M7: Magnetic Flux Pinning in REBCO Superconductors I
Session Chairs
Boris Maiorov
Yutaka Yamada
Wednesday AM, April 11, 2007
Room 3024 (Moscone West)

11:30 AM - **M7.1
Enhanced Flux-pinning in Coated Conductors via 3D Self-Assembly of Insulating Nanodots in REBCO Films on RABiTS and IBAD Substrates.

Amit Goyal 1 , Sung-Hun Wee 1 , Jing Li 1 , Sukill Kang 1 , Patrick Martin 1 , Mariappan Paranthaman 1 , Lee Heatherly 1
1 , OAK RIDGE NATIONAL LABORATORY, OAK RIDGE, Tennessee, United States

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12:00 PM - M7.2
Enhancement and Analysis of Flux Pinning in YBa2Cu3O7 Films by Nanoparticle-modified Substrate Surfaces.

Tolga Aytug 1 2 , M. Paranthaman 1 , K. Kim 1 , S.H. Wee 1 , K. Leonard 1 , A. Gapud 1 , P. Martin 1 , A. Goyal 1 , A. Ijaduola 2 , J. Thompson 2 1 , D. Christen 1 , R. Meng 3 , I. Rusakova 3
1 , Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridge, Tennessee, United States, 2 , University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tennessee, United States, 3 , University of Houston, Houston, Texas, United States

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12:15 PM - M7.3
Enhanced Flux Pinning in YBa2Cu3O7-δ Thin Films by Incorporating Semi-continuous Nanolayers.

Haiyan Wang 1 2 , Jongsik Yoon 1 , Roy Araujo 1 , Steve Foltyn 2 , Quanxi Jia 2 , Honghui Zhou 2 , Boris Maiorov 2 , Leonardo Civale 2 , Judith MacManus-Driscoll 3 , Xinghang Zhang 4
1 Electrical and Computer Science, Texas A & M University, College Station, Texas, United States, 2 Superconductivity Technology Center, Los Alamos National Lab, Los Alamos, New Mexico, United States, 3 Department of Materials Science and Metallurgy, University of Cambridge, Cambridge United Kingdom, 4 Department of Mechanical Engeering, Texas A & M University, College Station, Texas, United States

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12:30 PM - M7.4
Combination of Nanopores and Nanorods increases overall Jc(B,θ) in YBa2Cu3O7-δ

Rose Lyn Emergo 1 , Judy Wu 1 , Javier Baca 1 , Timothy Haugan 2 , Paul Barnes 2
1 Physics and Astronomy, University of Kansas, Lawrence, Kansas, United States, 2 , Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL), Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio, United States

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12:45 PM - M7.5
Enhanced High-field Performances in PLD Films Fabricated by YSZ-added YBa2Cu3O7-x Targets.

Paolo Mele 1 2 , Kaname Matsumoto 1 2 , Tomoya Horide 1 2 , Ataru Ichinose 3 2 , Masashi Mukaida 4 2 , Yutaka Yoshida 5 2 , Shigeru Horii 6 2
1 Materials Science and Engineering, Kyoto University, Kyoto Japan, 2 , CREST-JST, Saitama Japan, 3 , CRIEPI, Yokosuka Japan, 4 Material Science and Engineering, Kyushu University, Fukuoka Japan, 5 Electrical Enginnering and Computer Science, Nagoya University, Nagoya Japan, 6 Applied Chemistry, Tokyo University, Tokyo Japan

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M8: Magnetic Flux Pinning in REBCO Superconductors II
Session Chairs
Timothy Haugan
Takanobu Kiss
Wednesday PM, April 11, 2007
Room 3024 (Moscone West)

2:30 PM - **M8.1
Unique Pinning and Enhanced Irreversibility Field for YBa2Cu3O7-x Films with BaSnO3 Nanoparticles

Chakrapani Varanasi 1 , P. Banes 2 , J. Burke 1 , I. Maaretense 1 , K. Dunn 3
1 Metals & Ceramics, University of Dayton Research Institute, Dayton, Ohio, United States, 2 AFRL/PRPG , Airforce Research Laboratory, WPAFB, Ohio, United States, 3 , College of Nanoscale Science & Engineering, University at Albany - State University of New York, Albany, New York, United States

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3:00 PM - M8.2
Enhanced Flux Pinning in YBCO Layers by the Formation of Nanosized BaHfO3 Precipitates Using the Chemical Deposition Method.

Bernhard Holzapfel 1 3 , Sebastian Engel 1 2 , Thomas Thersleff 1 2 , Ruben Huehne 1 , Ludwig Schultz 1 2 3
1 Superconducting Materials, IFW-Dresden, Dresden, Saxony, Germany, 3 Department of Physics, Institute for Physics of Solids, Dresden University of Technology, Dresden, Saxony, Germany, 2 Department of Mechanical Engineering, Institute of Material Science, Dresden University of Technology, Dresden, Saxony, Germany

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3:15 PM - M8.3
Weak Thickness Dependence of Jc and Responsible Features of Microstructure in a Strong Pinning YBCO Film.

Fumitake Kametani 1 , Sang Il Kim 1 , David Larbalestier 1 , Timothy Haugan 2 , Paul Barnes 2
1 Applied Superconductivity Center, NHMFL, FSU, Tallahassee, Florida, United States, 2 , Air Force Research Laboratory, Dayton, Ohio, United States

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3:30 PM - M8.4
Superconducting and Microstructural Properties of (Y1+y-xEux)Ba2-yCu3O7-z Thin Films: x = 0.0 to 1.0 and y = 0 to 0.1

Timothy Haugan 1 , Neal Pierce 1 , F Javier Baca 1 , Timothy Campbell 1 , David Blubaugh 1 , B Craig Harrison 1 , Iman Maartense 1 , Paul Barnes 1
1 , The Air Force Research Laboratory, Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio, United States

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3:45 PM - M8.5
Microstructural and Superconducting Properties of (Eu0.33Y0.67)Ba2Cu3O7-δ

Honghui Zhou 1 , Boris Maiorov 1 , Scott Baily 1 , Haiyan Wang 2 , Judith MacManus-Driscoll 3 , Terry Holesinger 1 , Leonardo Civale 1 , Quanxi Jia 1 , Stephen Foltyn 1
1 Superconductivity Technology Center, Los Alamos National Laboratory, Los Alamos, New Mexico, United States, 2 Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Texas A & M University, College Station, Texas, United States, 3 Department of Materials Science and Metallurgy, University of Cambridge, Cambridge United Kingdom

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4:00 PM -
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M9: Magnetic Flux Pinning in REBCO Superconductors III
Session Chairs
Hiroaki Kumakura
Michael Sumption
Wednesday PM, April 11, 2007
Room 3024 (Moscone West)

4:15 PM - M9.1
Grand Challenges for Vortex Matter Research

Wai-Kwong Kwok 1 , John Sarrao 2
1 Materials Science Division, Argonne National Laboratory, Argonne, Illinois, United States, 2 Materials Physics and Applications Division, Los Alamos National Laboratory, Los Alamos, New Mexico, United States

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4:30 PM - **M9.2
How Much Further Can We Increase the Critical Currents in YBa2Cu3O7 Films?

Leonardo Civale 1 , B. Maiorov 1 , S. Bailey 1 , H. Zhou 1 , F. Hunte 1 2 , I. Usov 1 , S. Foltyn 1 , T. Holesinger 1 , Q. Jia 1 , J. MacManus-Driscoll 3 , H. Wang 4
1 , Los Alamos National Laboratory, Los Alamos, New Mexico, United States, 2 , Florida State University, Tallahassee, Florida, United States, 3 , Cambridge University, Cambridge United Kingdom, 4 , Texas A & M University, College Station, Texas, United States

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5:00 PM - M9.3
Flux Pinning Enhancement in SmBCO Coated Conductor with Artificial Pinning Center.

Yutaka Yoshida 1 6 , Yusuke Ichino 1 6 , Masashi Miura 1 6 , Toshinori Ozaki 1 6 , Yoshiaki Takai 1 , Kaname Matsumoto 2 6 , Ataru Ichinose 3 6 , Masashi Mukaida 4 6 , Shigeru Horii 5 6 , Satoshi Awaji 7 , Kazuo Watanabe 7
1 Department of energy engineering and science, Nagoya university, Nagoya Japan, 6 , CREST-JST, Saitama Japan, 2 , Kyoto University, Kyouto Japan, 3 , CRIEPI, Yokosuka Japan, 4 , Kyushu University, Fukuoka Japan, 5 , University of Tokyo, Tokyo Japan, 7 , Tohoku university, Sendai Japan

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5:15 PM - M9.4
Influence of Random and Correlated Disorder on the Critical Current of YBa2Cu3O7 Coated Conductors in Variable Lorentz Force Configuration.

Boris Maiorov 1 , H. Zhou 1 , S. Baily 1 2 , H. Wang 3 1 , J. MacManus-Driscoll 4 1 , T. Holesinger 1 , T. Haugan 5 , P. Barnes 5 , Q. Jia 1 , S. Foltyn 1 , L. Civale 1
1 MPA-STC, Los Alamos National Laboratory, Los Alamos, New Mexico, United States, 2 MPA-NHMF, Los Alamos National Laboratory, Los Alamos, New Mexico, United States, 3 Electrical and Computer Engineering, Texas A&M, College Station, Texas, United States, 4 Department of Materials Science and Metallurgy, University of Cambridge, Cambridge United Kingdom, 5 , Air Force Research Laboratory, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, United States

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5:30 PM - M9.5
A Consideration of Pinning Mechanisms in Nanoparticulate Films.

Paul Barnes 1 , Chakrapani Varanasi 2 , Jack Burke 2 , Brandon Harrison 1 , Joseph Kell 1 , Timothy Haugan 1
1 AFRL/PRPG, Air Force Research Laboratory, Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio, United States, 2 , University of Dayton Research Institute, Dayton, Ohio, United States

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5:45 PM - M9.6
Nanotube Pores in YBa2Cu3O7-x Thick Films: Improved Single Vortex Pinning and Correlated Pinning.

Judy Wu 1 , Rose Lyn Emergo 1 , Xiang Wang 1 , Timothy Haugan 2 , Paul Barnes 2
1 Physics and Astronomy, University of Kansas, Lawrence, Kansas, United States, 2 , Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) , Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio, United States

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M10: Poster Session: Progress in High Temperature Superconductors II
Session Chairs
Brandon Harrison
Haiyan Wang
Wednesday PM, April 11, 2007
Salon Level (Marriott)

9:00 PM - M10.1
YBa2Cu3O7-δ Formation by Processing of Laser-Ablated, Fluorine-Free Precursor Films

Kyunghoon Kim 1 , Yifei Zhang 1 , Roeland Feenstra 1 , Tolga Aytug 1 , Hans Christen 1 , Sylvester Cook 1 , Frederick List 1 , Jing Tao 1 , Stephen Pennycook 1 , Yuri Zuev 1 , David Christen 1
1 Materials Science and Technology Division, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridge, Tennessee, United States

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9:00 PM - M10.10
Calorimetric Determination of AC Losses in High Temperature Superconducting Coils

David Blubaugh 1 , Paul Barnes 1 , John Murphy 2 , Timothy Haugan 1 , George Levin 2 , Chakrapani Varanasi 2
1 Propulsion Directorate , Air Force Research Laboratory, Wpafb , Ohio, United States, 2 , University of Dayton Research Institute, Dayton, Ohio, United States

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9:00 PM - M10.11
MgB2 Thin Films for Superconducting Electronics.

Yi Cui 1 , Ke Chen 1 , Qi Li 1 , Xiaoxing Xi 1 2
1 Department of Physics, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania, United States, 2 Department of Materials Science and Engineering, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania, United States

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9:00 PM - M10.12
Fabrication and Characterization of Superconducting MgB2 Bolometer.

Chiara Portesi 1 , Mauro Rajteri 1 , Riccardo Introzzi 1 , Emanuele Taralli 1 , Eugenio Monticone 1
1 , iNRiM, Torino Italy

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9:00 PM - M10.14
Vortex Pinning in YBCO Thin Films Grown on Nanostructured Templates Prepared from Chemical Methods.

Marta Gibert Gutierrez 1 , P. Abellan 1 , F. Sandiumenge 1 , T. Puig 1 , X. Obradors 1
1 , Institut de Ciència de Materials de Barcelona ICMAB-CSIC, Bellaterra, Barcelona, Spain

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9:00 PM - M10.15
Effect of RE/Ba Substitution Ratio on (Nd,Eu,Gd)Ba2Cu3Oy Films Fabricated by Low Temperature Growth Technique.

Yusuke Ichino 1 6 , Yutaka Yoshida 1 6 , Kouichi Inoue 1 , Yoshiaki Takai 1 , Kaname Matsumoto 2 6 , Masashi Mukaida 3 6 , Ataru Ichinose 4 6 , Shigeru Horii 5 6
1 Energy Engineering and Science, Nagoya University, Nagoya Japan, 6 CREST, Japan Science and Technology Agency, Kawaguchi Japan, 2 Materials Science and Engineering, Kyoto University, Kyoto Japan, 3 Materials Science and Engineering, Kyushu University, Fukuoka Japan, 4 , Central Research Institute of Electric Power Industry, Yokosuka Japan, 5 Applied Chemistry, University of Tokyo, Tokyo Japan

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9:00 PM - M10.16
The Field-angular-dependence of Coated Conductor Performance.

Noel Rutter 1 , Marcus Weigand 1 , John Durrell 1
1 Materials Science, University of Cambridge, Cambridge United Kingdom

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9:00 PM - M10.17
An Empirical Consideration of the Critical Current Density as a Function of Temperature.

Paul Barnes 1 , Brandon Harrison 1 , Joseph Kell 1 , Timothy Haugan 1 , Michael Sumption 2
1 AFRL/PRPG, Air Force Research Laboratory, Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio, United States, 2 , The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio, United States

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9:00 PM - M10.2
Thickness Dependence of Orientation and Superconducting Properties of YBa2Cu3Oy Thick Films Fabricated by Low Temperature Growth Technique.

Shuhei Funaki 1 6 , Yutaka Yoshida 1 6 , Yusuke Ichino 1 6 , Masashi Miura 1 6 , Yoshiaki Takai 1 , Kaname Matsumoto 2 6 , Ataru Ichinose 3 6 , Masashi Mukaida 4 6 , Sigeru Horii 5 6
1 Energy Engineering and Science, Nagoya University, Nagoya Japan, 6 , CREST-JST, Saitama Japan, 2 Materials Science and Engineering, Kyoto University, Kyoto Japan, 3 , Central Research Institute of Electric Power industry, Kanagawa Japan, 4 Materials Science and Engineering, Kyushu University, Fukuoka Japan, 5 Applied Chemistry, University of Tokyo, Tokyo Japan

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9:00 PM - M10.3
Depth Profiling Resonant Raman Spectrometry On YBa2Cu3O7-δ Films.

Maria Branescu 1 , Coralie Naudin 2 , Arturas Vailionis 3 , Ian Ward 4
1 , NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF MATERIALS PHYSICS, Bucharest Romania, 2 , Horiba Jobin Yvon, 59650 Villeneuve d'Ascq France, 3 , Stanford University, Palo Alto 95305, California, United States, 4 , EAG, Sunnyvale 94086, California, United States

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9:00 PM - M10.4
Correlation of YBCO Film Quality to Magnetic Susceptibility Measurements

B. Harrison 1 , Paul Barnes 1 , Michael Sumption 2 , Joseph Kell 1 , Iman Maartense 1 , Timothy Peterson 1 , Timothy Haugan 1
1 Propulsion Directorate, Air Force Research Laboratory, Wpafb, Ohio, United States, 2 Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio, United States

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9:00 PM - M10.5
New Operating Modes of Scanning Laser Microscopy.

Ryan James 1 , Jeremy Young 1 , Megumi Yamamoto 1 , Chuhee Kwon 1 , George Levin 2 , Timothy Haugan 2 , Paul Barnes 2
1 Physics and Astronomy, California State University Long Beach, Long Beach, California, United States, 2 , Air Force Research Laboratory, WPAFB, Ohio, United States

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9:00 PM - M10.6
Spatial Dissipation Length and Local Jc Estimation in YBCO Coated Conductor Multi-filaments Using Low Temperature Scanning Laser Microscope.

Zulistiana Zulkifli 1 , Takashi Fujiwara 1 , Tomoyo Nakamura 1 , Takanobu Kiss 1 , Keiji Enpuku 2 , Naoji Kashima 3 , Masami Mori 3 , Shigeo Nagaya 3 , Akira Ibi 4 , Yutaka Yamada 4 , Yuh Shiohara 4
1 Department of Electrical and Electronic Systems Engineering, Kyushu University, Fukuoka Japan, 2 Department of Superconductivity, Kyushu University, Fukuoka Japan, 3 , Chubu Electric Power Co., Inc. , Nagoya Japan, 4 Superconductivity Research Laboratory, International Superconductor Technology Center, Tokyo Japan

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9:00 PM - M10.8
Coils of GdBCO and YBCO.

Hiroyuki Fukushima 1
1 , ISTEC-SRL NCCC, Nagoya, Aichi, Japan

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9:00 PM - M10.9
The Basic Energy Sciences Workshop on Basic Research Needs for Superconductivity

James Horwitz 1 , John Sarrao 2 , Wai-Kwong Kwok 3
1 Basic Energy Sciences, Department of Energy, Germantown, Maryland, United States, 2 Materials Physics & Applications Division, Los Alamos National Laboratory, Los Alamos, New Mexico, United States, 3 Materials Science Division, Argonne National Laboratory, Argonne, Illinois, United States

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2007-04-12   Show All Abstracts

Symposium Organizers

Paul Barnes Air Force Research Laboratory
Dominic Lee Oak Ridge National Laboratory
Chan Park Seoul National University
Naoyuki Amemiya Yokohama National University
Jodi Reeves SuperPower, Inc.
M11: Low Frequency AC Losses in YBCO Coated Conductors
Session Chairs
Masaki Suenaga
Michael Sumption
Thursday AM, April 12, 2007
Room 3024 (Moscone West)

9:30 AM - **M11.1
External Field and Transport Loss in YBCO Coated Conductors and MgB2 at 50-200 Hz; Influence of Magnetic Components

Mike Sumption 1 , Milan Majoros 1 , E. Collings 1
1 Material Science , Ohio State, Columbus, Ohio, United States

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10:00 AM - M11.2
AC Current Driven Vortex Dynamics in YBCO Thin Films and Coated Conductors.

Andrea Lucarelli 1 , Ran Yang 1 , Gunter Luepke 1 , George Levin 2 , Timothy Haugan 2 , Paul Barnes 2 , Francesco Grilli 3
1 Applied Science, College of William and Mary, Williamsburg, Virginia, United States, 2 Power Generation Branch, Air Force Research Laboratory, Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio, United States, 3 Superconductivity Technology Centre, Los Alamos National Laboratory, Los Alamos, New Mexico, United States

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10:15 AM - M11.3
Magneto-Optical Imaging of Magnetic Flux Profile of YBa2Cu3O7 Films on a Magnetic Substrate

Masaki Suenaga 1 , Zu-Xin Ye 1 , Qiang Li 1
1 Department of Condensed Matter Physics and Materials Science, Brookhaven National Laboratory, Upton, New York, United States

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10:30 AM - M11.4
Transport AC Losses of YBCO Coated Conductor Coils.

Francesco Grilli 1 , Stephen Ashworth 1
1 , Los Alamos National Laboratory, Los Alamos, New Mexico, United States

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10:45 AM - M11.5
Copper Stabilized Multifilament Coated Conductors

George Levin 1 , Paul Barnes 2 , Michael Sumption 3
1 , University of Dayton Research Institute, Dayton, Ohio, United States, 2 Propulsion Directorate, Air Force Research Laboratory, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base , Ohio, United States, 3 Department of Material Science and Engineering, Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio, United States

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11:00 AM - M11.6
Fabrication and Characterization of Ag-Bi2223 Tapes with Resistive Barriers for Reduction in AC Losses.

Akio Oota 1 , Yohei Fukumoto 1 , Taeko Yasunami 1 , Ryoji Inada 1 , Yuichi Nakamura 1 , Pingxiang Zhang 2
1 Electrical and Electronic Engn., Toyohashi Univ. Tech., Toyohashi Japan, 2 , Northwest Institute for Nonferrous Metal Research, Xi'an China

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11:15 AM -
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M12: Diagnostics, Grain Boundaries, and Properties of HTS Conductors
Session Chairs
Bernhard Holzapfel
Winnie Wong-Ng
Thursday AM, April 12, 2007
Room 3024 (Moscone West)

11:30 AM - **M12.1
Current Carrying Properties in YBCO Coated Conductors under the Influence of Current Blocking Obstacles and Grain Boundaries

Takanobu Kiss 1 , Masayoshi Inoue 1 , Tomoya Nakamura 1 , Arkadiy Matsekh 1 , Daisuke Mitsui 1 , Takshi Fujiwara 1 , Zulistiana Zulkifli 1 , Kazutaka Imamura 1 , Akira Ibi 2 , Yutaka Yamada 2 , Naoji Kashima 3 , Masami Mori 3 , Shigeo Nagaya 3 , Takeharu Kato 4 , Tsukasa Hirayama 4 , Yuh Shiohara 5 2
1 Electrical and Electronic Systems Engineering, Kyushu University, Fukuoka Japan, 2 Nagoya Coated Conductor Center, Superconductivity Research laboratory, Nagoya Japan, 3 , Chubu Electric Power Co., Nagoya Japan, 4 , Japan Fine Ceramics Center, Nagoya Japan, 5 Division of Superconducting Tape and Wire, Superconductivity Research Laboratory, Tokyo Japan

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12:00 PM - M12.2
Imaging the Dissipation at the Micrometer Scale as a Function of Magnetic Field in Coated Conductors.

Dmytro Abraimov 1 , Matthew Feldmann 2 , Alex Gurevich 1 , David Larbalestier 1
1 Applied Superconductivity Center, National High Magnetic Field Laboratory, Tallahassee, Florida, United States, 2 Applied Superconductivity Center, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Madison, Wisconsin, United States

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12:15 PM - M12.3
Sub-gap Structures and Local Inhomogeneity in YBCO Films on Bicrystal Substrates.

Chuhee Kwon 1 , Megumi Yamamoto 1 , Ryan James 1 , Jeremy Young 1 , Timothy Haugan 2 , Paul Barnes 2
1 Physics and Astronomy, California State University Long Beach, Long Beach, California, United States, 2 , Air Force Research Laboratory, WPAFB, Ohio, United States

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12:30 PM - M12.4
Key Microstructural Features of YBa2Cu3O7-∂ Films Made by MOCVD

Terry Holesinger 1 , Boris Maiorov 1 , James Coulter 1 , Leonardo Civale 1 , Stephen Foltyn 1 , Yimin Chen 2 , Venkat Selvamanickam 2
1 , Los Alamos National Laboratory, Los Alamos, New Mexico, United States, 2 , SuperPower, Inc., Schenectady, New York, United States

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M13: REBCO Superconductors and Flux Pinning Mechanisms
Session Chairs
Tolga Aytug
Judy Wu
Thursday PM, April 12, 2007
Room 3024 (Moscone West)

2:30 PM - **M13.1
Phase Equilibria for the Ba-R-Cu-O (R=Y and Lanthanides) Coated-Conductor Research.

Winnie Wong-Ng 1 , Lawrence Cook 1 , Zhi Yang 1 , Igor Levin 1 , Makoto Otani 1 , Peter Schenck 1 , Joseph Ritter 1 , Mark Vaudin 1 , Ron Feenstra 2 , Terry Holesinger 3 , Amit Goyal 2 , Timothy Haugan 4 , Paul Barnes 4
1 Ceramics, NIST, Gaithersburg, Maryland, United States, 2 Materials Science and Technology, ORNL, Oak Ridge, Tennessee, United States, 3 Materials Science and Technology, LANL, Los Alamos, New Mexico, United States, 4 Power Generation Branch, AFRL, Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio, United States

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3:00 PM - **M13.2
Understanding Jc versus thickness Relation Through Defect Structure analysis of <300 nm thick EuBa2Cu3O7-x thin films

Judith MacManus-Driscoll 1 , Meicheng Li 1 , Stuart Wimbush 1 , Ahmed Kursumovic 1 , Mary Vickers 1 , Quanxi Jia 2 , Boris Maiorov 2 , Leonardo Civale 2 , Steve Foltyn 2 , Haiyan Wang 3
1 Department of Materials Science and Metallurgy, , University of Cambridge, Cambridge United Kingdom, 2 Superconductivity Technology Centre, Los Alamos National Laboratory, Los Alamos, New Mexico, United States, 3 , Texas A&M, , Houston, Texas, United States

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3:30 PM - M13.3
Flux Pinning Enhancement of YBCO Films by Rare Earth Doping at Minute Concentrations

B. Harrison 1 , Joseph Kell 1 , Paul Barnes 1 , Haiyan Wang 3 , Timothy Haugan 1 , Chakrapani Varanasi 2 1 , Manisha Rane 4 , Frank Ramos 4
1 Propulsion Directorate, Air Force Research Laboratory, Wpafb, Ohio, United States, 3 Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Texas A & M University, College Station, Texas, United States, 2 , University of Dayton Research Institute, Dayton, Ohio, United States, 4 , Albany State University, Albany, New York, United States

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3:45 PM - M13.4
Evolution of Pinning Mechanisms with Growth Temperature in YBa2Cu3O7-x Thin Films Grown by Pulsed Laser Deposition.

Zhijun Chen 1 2 , Sang IL Kim 1 2 , Fumitake Kametani 1 , Alex Gurevich 1 , David Larbalestier 1 , Kyoung Jin Choi 2 , Ho Wan Jang 2 , Chang-Beom Eom 2
1 Applied Superconductivity Center, National High Magnetic Field Laboratory, Tallahassee, Florida, United States, 2 , University of Wisconsin - Madison, Madison, Wisconsin, United States

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4:00 PM - M13.5
The Effect of Dy on the Structure of YBa2Cu3O7 Coated Conductors

Miriam Herrera Collado 1 , Volkan Ortalan 1 , David Morgan 2 , Nigel Browning 1 3 , Martin Rupich 4
1 Department of Chemical Engineering and Materials Science, University of California at Davis, Davis, California, United States, 2 Department of Molecular and Cellular Biology, University of California at Davis, Davis, California, United States, 3 Chemistry, Materials and Life Sciences Directorate, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, Livermore, California, United States, 4 , American Superconductor Corporation, Westborough, Massachusetts, United States

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4:15 PM -
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M14: Deposition Processes for High Performance HTS
Session Chairs
Paul Barnes
Dominic Lee
Thursday PM, April 12, 2007
Room 3024 (Moscone West)

4:30 PM - **M14.1
Exploring Low Cost High Performance Coated Conductor Processes Using Liquid Assisted Growth.

R. Hammond 1 , Gertjin Koster 1 , M. Beasley 1 , T. Geballe 1
1 Geballe Lab for Adv Materials, Stanford University, Stanford, California, United States

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5:00 PM - M14.2
Reactive Co-Evaporation of YBCO for 2G HTS Tapes.

Jonathan Storer 1 , Chris Sheehan 1 , Vlad Matias 1 , Jens Hanisch 1 , Yates Coulter 1
1 , Los Alamos National Laboratory, Los Alamos, New Mexico, United States

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5:15 PM - M14.3
Nonlinear Nonlocal Meissner effect in YBCO.

Dan Agassi 1 , Dan Oates 2 , K. Irgmaier 3 , Edmond Wong 4 , Anna Leese-deEscobar 4
1 , Naval Surface Warfare Center, Carderock Division, West Bethesda, Maryland, United States, 2 , M.I.T. Lincoln Laboratory, Lexington, Michigan, United States, 3 , THEVA Dünnschichttechnik GmbH, Ismaning Germany, 4 , SPAWAR Systems Center, San Diego, California, United States

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5:30 PM - M14.4
Critical Currents in Magnetic Field of Co-evaporated YBCO Coated Conductor Samples on a Variety of Substrates.

Jens Haenisch 1 , Yates Coulter 1 , Chris Sheehan 1 , Storer Jonathan 1 , Vladimir Matias 1
1 STC-MPA, Los Alamos National Lab, Los Alamos, New Mexico, United States

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5:45 PM - M14.5
Control of Particulate Size During Pulsed Electron Deposition.

John Mathis 1 , Hans Christen 2
1 Physical Sciences, Embry-Riddle University, Daytona Beach, Florida, United States, 2 Materials Science and Technology Division, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridge, Tennessee, United States

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