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Title: Buffer layers for REBCO films for use in superconducting devices

A superconducting article includes a substrate having a biaxially textured surface. A biaxially textured buffer layer, which can be a cap layer, is supported by the substrate. The buffer layer includes a double perovskite of the formula A.sub.2B'B''O.sub.6, where A is rare earth or alkaline earth metal and B' and B'' are different transition metal cations. A biaxially textured superconductor layer is deposited so as to be supported by the buffer layer. A method of making a superconducting article is also disclosed.
Inventors:
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Issue Date:
OSTI Identifier:
1134258
Assignee:
UT-Battelle, LLC (Oak Ridge, TN); University of Tennessee Research Foundation (Knoxville, TN) ORNL
Patent Number(s):
8,748,349
Application Number:
13/088,179
Contract Number:
AC05-000822725
Resource Relation:
Patent File Date: 2011 Apr 15
Research Org:
Oak Ridge National Lab. (ORNL), Oak Ridge, TN (United States)
Sponsoring Org:
USDOE
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
36 MATERIALS SCIENCE; 75 CONDENSED MATTER PHYSICS, SUPERCONDUCTIVITY AND SUPERFLUIDITY

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