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Layered structure of Cu-containing superconductor and Ag or Ag alloys with Cu

United States Patent Application

20050048329
A1
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A layered composition of a Cu-containing ceramic superconductor layer and a Ag-containing layer having between about 0.1 and about 0.3 atom percent Cu. The ceramic superconductor may be in contact with the Ag-containing copper doped layer which may be one or more of a substrate, a stabilizer or a sheath. Oxide superconductors are preferred.
Baurceanu, Ruxandra (Chicago, IL), Wiencek, Thomas (Orland Park, IL), Dorris, Stephen E. (LaGrange Park, IL), Balachandran, Uthamalingam (Hinsdale, IL), Ma, Beihai (Naperville, IL)
The University of Chicago (Chicago IL)
10/ 648,052
August 26, 2003
[0001] The United States Government has rights in this invention pursuant to Contract No. W-31-109-ENG-38 between the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) and The University of Chicago representing Argonne National Laboratory.