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Method for forming biaxially textured articles by powder metallurgy

United States Patent

September 10, 2002
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A method of preparing a biaxially textured alloy article comprises the steps of preparing a mixture comprising Ni powder and at least one powder selected from the group consisting of Cr, W, V, Mo, Cu, Al, Ce, YSZ, Y, Rare Earths, (RE), MgO, CeO.sub.2, and Y.sub.2 O.sub.3 ; compacting the mixture, followed by heat treating and rapidly recrystallizing to produce a biaxial texture on the article. In some embodiments the alloy article further comprises electromagnetic or electro-optical devices and possesses superconducting properties.
Goyal; Amit (Knoxville, TN), Williams; Robert K. (Knoxville, TN), Kroeger; Donald M. (Knoxville, TN)
UT-Battelle, LLC (Oak Ridge, TN)
09/ 571,561
May 15, 2000
This invention was made with Government support under Contract No. DE-AC05-960R22464 awarded by the United States Department of Energy. The Government has certain rights in the invention.