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Substrate and method for the formation of continuous magnesium diboride and doped magnesium diboride wire

United States Patent

November 13, 2007
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A chemically doped boron coating is applied by chemical vapor deposition to a silicon carbide fiber and the coated fiber then is exposed to magnesium vapor to convert the doped boron to doped magnesium diboride and a resultant superconductor.
Suplinskas; Raymond J. (Haverhill, MA), Finnemore; Douglas (Ames, IA), Bud'ko; Serquei (Ames, IA), Canfield; Paul (Ames, IA)
Specialty Materials, Inc. (Lowell, MA), Iowa State University Research Foundation, Inc. (Ames, IA)
10/ 989,803
November 17, 2004
STATEMENT REGARDING FEDERALLY SPONSORED RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT This invention was made in part with U.S. Government support under Grant Number W-7405-Eng-82 awarded by the Department of Energy. The U.S. Government may have certain rights in this invention.