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Title: Superconducting wires and methods of making thereof

Abstract

Disclosed herein are superconducting wires. The superconducting wires can comprise a metallic matrix and at least one continuous subelement embedded in the matrix. Each subelement can comprise a non-superconducting core, a superconducting layer coaxially disposed around the non-superconducting core, and a barrier layer coaxially disposed around the superconducting layer. The superconducting layer can comprise a plurality of Nb.sub.3Sn grains stabilized by metal oxide particulates disposed therein. The Nb.sub.3Sn grains can have an average grain size of from 5 nm to 90 nm (for example, from 15 nm to 30 nm). The superconducting wire can have a high-field critical current density (J.sub.c) of at least 5,000 A/mm.sup.2 at a temperature of 4.2 K in a magnetic field of 12 T. Also described are superconducting wire precursors that can be heat treated to prepare superconducting wires, as well as methods of making superconducting wires.

Inventors:
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Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Ohio State Innovation Foundation, Columbus, OH (United States); Hyper Tech Research, Inc., Columbus, OH (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
1426754
Patent Number(s):
9,916,919
Application Number:
15/119,831
Assignee:
Ohio State Innovation Foundation (Columbus, OH); Hyper Tech Research, Inc. (Columbus, OH) CHO
DOE Contract Number:
FG02-95ER40900; SC0006250
Resource Type:
Patent
Resource Relation:
Patent File Date: 2015 Feb 18
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English

Citation Formats

Xu, Xingchen, Sumption, Michael D., and Peng, Xuan. Superconducting wires and methods of making thereof. United States: N. p., 2018. Web.
Xu, Xingchen, Sumption, Michael D., & Peng, Xuan. Superconducting wires and methods of making thereof. United States.
Xu, Xingchen, Sumption, Michael D., and Peng, Xuan. Tue . "Superconducting wires and methods of making thereof". United States. doi:. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1426754.
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author = {Xu, Xingchen and Sumption, Michael D. and Peng, Xuan},
abstractNote = {Disclosed herein are superconducting wires. The superconducting wires can comprise a metallic matrix and at least one continuous subelement embedded in the matrix. Each subelement can comprise a non-superconducting core, a superconducting layer coaxially disposed around the non-superconducting core, and a barrier layer coaxially disposed around the superconducting layer. The superconducting layer can comprise a plurality of Nb.sub.3Sn grains stabilized by metal oxide particulates disposed therein. The Nb.sub.3Sn grains can have an average grain size of from 5 nm to 90 nm (for example, from 15 nm to 30 nm). The superconducting wire can have a high-field critical current density (J.sub.c) of at least 5,000 A/mm.sup.2 at a temperature of 4.2 K in a magnetic field of 12 T. Also described are superconducting wire precursors that can be heat treated to prepare superconducting wires, as well as methods of making superconducting wires.},
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place = {United States},
year = {Tue Mar 13 00:00:00 EDT 2018},
month = {Tue Mar 13 00:00:00 EDT 2018}
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