Synthesis and densification of Hg(Re)-1223 superconductors

D. M. Bastidas, S. Piñol, J. Plain, T. Puig, X. Obradors, G. Celotti, S. Sprio, A. Tampieri

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Abstract

The synthesis and simultaneous densification of Hg(Re)-Ba-Ca-Cu-O with nominal composition 1223, was performed by the sealed quartz tube technique from a mixture of the binary oxides which reacted with an internal mercury source of HgO or an external source of HgCaO2 and directly through "reactive sintering" by hot isostatic pressing from simple oxides or superconducting Hg-1223 powders canned in silver tubes. The microstructure, phase purity and density of these samples have been compared. Magnetic characterisation was carried out and correlated to final density.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1171-1173
Number of pages3
JournalPhysica C: Superconductivity and its Applications
Volume372-376
Issue numberPART 2
DOIs
StatePublished - Aug 2002

Keywords

  • Hg(Re)-1223 phase
  • Hg-based superconductors
  • HIP

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Condensed Matter Physics

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