Texture Development of Dip-Coated Bi-2223 Thick Films on Ag Substrate


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Preparing Superconducting Bi-2223 films by dip-coating method is innovative and valuable. The advantages of this technique are low cost and precise stoichiometric. Controlling the evaporation of Pb efficiently can improve the formation of Bi-2223 phase. Textured BSCCO superconductors are studied and a mechanism for alignment of BSCCO grains addressed.



Key Engineering Materials (Volumes 280-283)

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Wei Pan, Jianghong Gong, Chang-Chun Ge and Jing-Feng Li




Y. Song et al., "Texture Development of Dip-Coated Bi-2223 Thick Films on Ag Substrate", Key Engineering Materials, Vols. 280-283, pp. 557-560, 2005

Online since:

February 2007




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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/0921-4534(93)90392-4

[5] (a) Crystal growth occurs mainly on the ab surfaces (direction of black arrows). (b) The BSCCO crystal encounters an obstacle. (c) On reaching the obstacle bending of the crystal may occur due to the continuing anisotropic growth. (d) The distortion of atomic bond on bending may impose a force on the grain that results in grain rotation and partial alignment with the obstacle.