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Biaxially textured articles formed by powder metallurgy

United States Patent

December 18, 2001
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A biaxially textured alloy article comprises 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 ; compacted and heat treated, then rapidly recrystallized 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)
UT-Battelle, LLC (Oak Ridge, TN)
09/ 570,289
May 15, 2000
This invention was made with Government support under Contract No. DE-AC05-96OR22464 awarded by the United States Department of Energy. The Government has certain rights in this invention.