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Structures having enhanced biaxial texture and method of fabricating same

United States Patent

5,898,020
April 27, 1999
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A biaxially textured article includes a rolled and annealed, biaxially textured substrate of a metal having a face-centered cubic, body-centered cubic, or hexagonal close-packed crystalline structure; and an epitaxial superconductor or other device epitaxially deposited thereon.
Goyal; Amit (Knoxville, TN), Budai; John D. (Oak Ridge, TN), Kroeger; Donald M. (Knoxville, TN), Norton; David P. (Knoxville, TN), Specht; Eliot D. (Knoxville, TN), Christen; David K. (Oak Ridge, TN)
08/ 650,249
May 22, 1996
The United States Government has rights in this invention pursuant to contract no. DE-AC05-84OR21400 between the United States Department of Energy (DOE) and Martin Marietta Energy Systems, Inc. The invention was funded by the Superconductivity Program for Electric Power Systems, DOE Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, and the DOE Division of Materials Science.