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Superconducting structure

United States Patent

April 1, 2003
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A superconductive structure including a dielectric oxide substrate, a thin buffer layer of a superconducting material thereon; and, a layer of a rare earth-barium-copper oxide superconducting film thereon the thin layer of yttrium-barium-copper oxide, the rare earth selected from the group consisting of samarium, gadolinium, ytterbium, erbium, neodymium, dysprosium, holmium, lutetium, a combination of more than one element from the rare earth group and a combination of one or more elements from the rare earth group with yttrium, the buffer layer of superconducting material characterized as having chemical and structural compatibility with the dielectric oxide substrate and the rare earth-barium-copper oxide superconducting film is provided.
Kwon; Chuhee (Los Alamos, NM), Jia; Quanxi (Los Alamos, NM), Foltyn; Stephen R. (Los Alamos, NM)
The Regents of the University of California (Los Alamos, NM)
09/ 152,813
September 14, 1998
This invention was made with government support under Contract No. W-7405-ENG-36 awarded by the U.S. Department of Energy. The government has certain rights in the invention.