Constrains of Super-Current Flow in YBCO Coated Conductors
High temperature superconducting YBa2Cu3O7 films have been prepared by pulsed laser deposition on top of single crystal substrates and metallic templates. Films have been investigated in order to determine the influence of microstructural peculiarities on the critical current density. It has been found that there is an inherent mechanism limiting the superconductive current flow in YBa2Cu3O7 film deposited on metallic template. This mechanism is associated with YBa2Cu3O7 film architecture, fabrication procedure and following low temperature usage.
Jian-Feng Nie and Allan Morton
S. Pysarenko et al., "Constrains of Super-Current Flow in YBCO Coated Conductors", Materials Science Forum, Vols. 654-656, pp. 1704-1707, 2010