Meetings & Events

fall 1997 logo1997 MRS Fall Meeting & Exhibit

December 1 - 5, 1997 | Boston
Meeting Chairs:
 Harry A. Atwater, Peter F. Green, Dean W. Face, A. Lindsay Greer 
 

Symposium T—Stability of High-Temperature Superconductors-Robust Materials for Applications

*Note: Abstracts are not available for Symposium T

Chairs 

Lawrence Masur, American Superconductor Corp
Masato Murakami, ISTEC
Kirsten Myers, DuPont Superconductivity
Ronald Ono, NIST
Jeffrey Willis, Los Alamos National Laboratory

Symposium Support 

  • Argonne National Laboratory
  • DuPont Superconductivity
  • Iwate Prefectural Goverment
  • Los Alamos National Laboratory
  • Oak Ridge National Laboratory
  • TRW, Space and Electronics Group
  • U.S. Department of Energy 

* Invited paper

SESSION T1: THIN FILM APPLICATIONS 
Chairs: Ronald H. Ono and Shoji Tanaka 
Monday Morning, December 1, 1997
Salon E (M)

8:30 AM *T1.1 
THIN FILM HTS RF COILS AND FLUX TRAPS. Michael J. Hennessy , Roger W. Wheatley, Ian L. Pykett, Hung Bin Zou, Intermagnetics General Corporation, Advanced Devices and Systems, Latham, NY; Dennis Kountz, DuPont Superconductivity, Wilmington, DE.

9:00 AM *T1.2 
ROBUSTNESS ISSUES OF THIN FILM HTS MATERIALS FOR MAGNETIC SENSING APPLICATIONS. Andrew D. Hibbs , Quantum Magnetics Inc., San Diego, CA; Steven G. Haupt, MagneSensors Inc., San Diego, CA.

9:30 AM T1.3 
MANUFACTURABLE LOW-NOISE SQUID MAGNETOMETERS. Mark DiIorio , Kai-Yueh Yang, Shozo Yoshizumi, Don Haran and Steven Haupt, Magnesensors, Inc., San Diego, CA.

9:45 AM T1.4 
MULTI-TURN FLUX-TRANSFORMER FOR HIGH FREQUENCY COPLANAR RF-SQUIDs. J.Schubert , W. Zander, M. Banzet, H.R. Yi, Y. Zhang, Institut für Schicht- und Ionentechnik, Forschungszentrum Jülich GmbH, Jülich, GERMANY.

10:00 AM BREAK 

10:30 AM *T1.5 
HTS CRYOELECTRONICS FOR SATELLITE APPLICATIONS: SYSTEM TRADE-OFFS AND HTS THIN FILM PROPERTIES. C. Wilker , DuPont Superconductivity, Wilmington, DE.

11:00 AM T1.6 
NECESSARY MATERIALS PROPERTIES OF CERAMIC OXIDE SUPERCONDUCTORS BASED ON THE ENVIRONMENTAL REQUIREMENTS FOR A NOMINAL SHIPBOARD FLYABLE NAVY ELECTRONICS SYSTEM. Anna M. Leese Martin , Research and Technology Group, NAWC Weapons Division, China Lake, CA.

11:15 AM T1.7 
DIAMOND-LIKE CARBON COATED FERROELECTRICS/SUPERCONDUCTOR PbZrTiO/YBaCuO HETEROSTRUCTURES. Kenji Ebihara , Hiromitsu Kurogi, Kazufumi Shingai, Yukihiko Yamagata, Alexander M. Grishin, Dept. of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Kumamoto University, JAPAN; Shin-ichi Aoqui, Kumamoto Institute of Technology, JAPAN.

11:30 AM T1.8 
STABILITY OF HIGH-Tc YBCO SUPERCONDUCTING BOLOMETERS USING A NOVEL PHOTOLITHOGRAPHIC/ARC TECHNIQUE. D.E. Moxey *, A. Sharma*, J. Narayan*, C.B. Lee**, K. Jagannadham*, J. Muth+; *Dept of Materials Science and Engineering, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC; **North Carolina A&T State University, Dept of Electrical Engineering, Greensboro, NC; +Dept of Electrical and Computer Engineering, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC. 

11:45 AM T1.9 
NEAR-FIELD SCANNING MICROWAVE MICROSCOPY OF SUPERCONDUCTING OXIDE THIN FILM MATERIALS AND DEVICES. D. E. Steinhauer, C. P. Vlahacos, Sudeep Dutta, Ashfaq Thanawalla, B. J. Feenstra, F. C. Wellstood, and Steven M. Anlage , Dept. of Physics, Center for Superconductivity Research, University of Maryland, College Park, MD.

SESSION T2: MICROWAVE PROPERTIES 
Chairs: Alfredo Anderson and Steven M. Anlage 
Monday Afternoon, December 1, 1997
Salon E (M)

1:30 PM *T2.1 
LIMITING MECHANISMS FOR POWER DEPENDENT BEHAVIOUR IN HIGH QUALITY HTS THIN FILMS. L.F. Cohen , Blackett Laboratory, Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine, London, UNITED KINGDOM.

2:00 PM T2.2 
THE INFLUENCE OF DEFECTS ON POWER HANDLING CAPABILITY OF SUPERCONDUCTING THIN FILMS. Jaroslaw Wosik , Lei-Ming Xie, Donald McFall, John H. Miller, Jr., Texas Center for Superconductivity and Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Houston, Houston, TX; Janina Mazierska, James Cook University of North Queensland, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Townsville, AUSTRALIA; Michal Konczykowski, Laboratoire des Solides Irradies, CNRS URA-1380, Ecole Polytechnique, Palaiseau, FRANCE.

2:15 PM T2.3 
MEASUREMENT OF MICROWAVE MAGNETIC HYSTERESIS OF THIN FILM HTSC AND COMPARISON WITH A MODIFIED CRITICAL STATE MODEL. Durga P. Choudhury *, Balam A. Willemsen*, John S. Derov+, and S. Sridhar*, *Department of Physics, Northeastern University, Boston, MA; +Rome Laboratory, Hanscom Air Force Base, Bedford, MA.

2:30 PM T2.4 
NONLINEAR RF PROPERTIES OF MoGe AND YBCO SUPERCONDUCTING FILMS. , H. Snortland and M. R. Beasley, E. L. Ginzton Laboratory, Stanford University, Stanford, CA.

2:45 PM BREAK 

3:15 PM T2.5 
POWER DEPENDENCE AND IP3 CHARACTERIZATION OF YBCO DISK RESONATORS FOR WIRELESS BASESTATION APPLICATIONS. Hui Wu , Zhengxiang Ma, Paul A. Polakos, Paul M. Mankiewich, Bell Laboratories, Lucent Technologies, Murray Hill, NJ; Alfredo Anderson, Lincoln Laboratory, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Lexington, MA; Andrew Barfknecht, Todd Kaplan, Conductus, Sunnyvale, CA.

3:30 PM T2.6 
MICROWAVE INTERMODULATION IN THIN FILM HTS MICROSTRIP RESONATORS. Balam A. Willemsen , Superconductor Technologies Inc., Santa Barbara, CA; T. Dahm, D. J. Scalapino, UCSB, Santa Barbara, CA.

3:45 PM T2.7 
EFFECTS OF PROCESSING ON THE MICROWAVE PERFORMANCE OF PATTERNED HIGH T SUPERCONDUCTING COPLANAR DEVICES. James C. Booth , J.A. Beall, R.H. Ono, D.A. Rudman, F.J.B. Stork, and L.R. Vale, National Institute of Standards and Technology, Boulder, CO.

4:00 PM T2.8 
THE EFFECT OF THE YBaCuO SURFACE PROTECTION ON THE UNLOADED Q FACTORS OF THE MICOSTRIP LINE RESONATORS. Masanobu Suzuki , Genichi Tsuzuki, Kenshi Saito, Nobuyoshi Sakakibara, Yoshiki Ueno, Advanced Mobile Telecommunication Technology Inc., Nisshin, Aichi, JAPAN.

4:15 PM T2.9 
EFFECTS OF MONOLAYER FILMS ON HTS MICROWAVE DEVICES. John A. Fendrich and Milton Feng, Dept of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, IL; Feng Xu and Chad Mirkin, Dept of Chemistry, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL.

4:30 PM T2.10 
TEMPERATURE DEPENDENCE OF SUPERCONDUCTING RF FILTERS. Randolph E. Treece and David White, Superconducting Core Technologies, Inc., Golden, CO.

4:45 PM T2.11 
REPRODUCIBLE MICROWAVE PROPERTIES OF CORROSION-FREE YBCO SINGLE CRYSTALS GROWN IN BaZrO CRUCIBLES. Z. Zhai , H. Srikanth, S. Sridhar, Northeastern University, Dept. of Physics, Boston, MA; A. Erb, Universite de Geneve, DPMC, Geneve, SWITZERLAND.

SESSION T3: POSTER SESSION:
HTS FILMS AND DEVICES 

Chair: Andrew D. Hibbs
Monday Evening, December 1, 1997
8:00 P.M. 
Salons G-K (M)

T3.1 
STABILITY OF MAGNESIUM IMPLANTED YBACUO THIN FILMS. Andre Wong , Ruixing Liang, Walter N. Hardy, Department of Physics and Astronomy, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, CANADA; Sungho Hong, Q.Y. Ma, Department of Electrical Engineering, Columbia University, New York, NY.

T3.2 
CHARACTERIZATION OF PHASE FORMATION IN THIN FILM YBaCuO/YO COMPOSITE MIXTURES. P.R. Broussard , Naval Research Laboratory, Washington, DC; M.A. Wall, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, Livermore, CA; J. Talvacchio, Northrop Grumman Science and Technology Center, Pittsburgh, PA.

T3.3 
GRAIN ALIGNMENT BY STEP-FLOW GROWTH IN (001) AND (103) YBCO FILMS GROWN ON ANNEALED MgO(100) and SrTiO(110) SUBSTRATES. C.W. Huang, S.P. Chen, K.H. Wu, J.Y. Juang , T.M. Uen, and Y.S. Gou, Department of Electrophysics, National Chiao-Tung University, Taiwan, CHINA. 

T3.4 
LARGE AREA YBCO-FILMS ON VARIOUS SUBSTRATES AND THEIR SUITABILITY FOR APPLICATIONS. B. Schey, M. Kuhn, R. Klarmann, W. Biegel and B. Stritzker , Universität Augsburg, Institut für Physik, Augsburg, GERMANY.

T3.5 
LARGE-AREA YBCO FILMS ON SAPPHIRE OPTIMIZED FOR MICROWAVE APPLICATIONS. Alexander Zaitsev, Roger Wö rdenweber, Claudio Zuccaro, Norbert Klein, Georg Ockenfuss, Forschungszentrum Jülich, GERMANY; Irena B. Vendik, Eugen Hollmann, and Orest G. Vendik, Electrotechnical University, St. Petersburg, RUSSIA.

T3.6 
CORRELATION BETWEEN RAMAN AND XRD CHARACTERISATION OF YBCO THIN FILMS AND THEIR MICROWAVE LOSS. G. Gibson, J. MacMamus-Driscoll, A. Cowie, L.F. Cohen , and R.G. Humpreys, Materials Department, Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine, London, UNITED KINGDOM; Blackett Laboratory, Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine, London, UNITED KINGDOM; DRA Malvern, Worchester, UNITED KINGDOM.

T3.7 
SURFACE RESISTANCE AND MATERIALS PROPERTIES OF YBCO FILMS AS A FUNCTION OF OXYGEN PRESSURE DURING DEPOSITION. F.J.B. Stork, D.A. Rudman , J.C. Booth, G.J. Beatty, J.A. Beall, L.R. Vale and R.H. Ono, Electromagnetic Technology Division, NIST, Boulder, CO; S.B. Qadri, M.S. Osofsky, and E.F. Skelton, Naval Research Laboratory, Washington, DC.

T3.8 
SPUTTERING YBCO FILM AND ITS DEVICES. Guansen Yuan , Xioping Wang, and Hongwei Gu, Superconducting Matls Research Center, General Research Inst for Nonferrous Metals, Beijing, CHINA.

T3.9 
FORMATION OF THICK YBACUO EPITAXIAL FILMS WITH A BaF PROCESS. R. Feenstra , D.K. Christen, J.D. Budai, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridge, TN; M. Bukshpun and R. H. Hammond, Stanford University, Stanford, CA.

T3.10 
POST ANNEALED YBaCuO THICK FILMS BY A HIGH RATE e-BEAM DEPOSITION ON SrTiO SINGLE CRYSTALS*. V.F. Solovyov , H.W. Wiesmann, Li-jun Wu, R. Budhani, and M. Suenaga, Brookhaven National Laboratory, Upton, NY; R. Feenstra, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridge, TN.

T3.11 
PREPARATION OF 1-2-3 AND Bi2212 FILMS BY ECR SPUTTERING. Jochen Geerk , Ralf Krupke, Thomas Kempa, Rudolf Schneider, Eric Brecht, Otto Meyer, and Gerhard Linker, Forschungszentrum Karlsrue, Institut für Nukleare Festkörperphsik, Karlsruhe, GERMANY.

T3.12 
IN SITU DEPOSITION OF TLPB-1212 ON 2" SAPPHIRE WAFERS. L. Bao and K.E. Myers, DuPont Superconductivity, Wilmington, DE.

T3.13 
ELECTRICAL PROPERTIES AND STABILITY OF Hg-Ba-Ca-Cu-O THIN FILMS PATTERNED BY ELECTRON BEAM LITHOGRAPHY AND ION BEAM ETCHING. Akira Tsukamoto , Yoshiyuki Moriwaki, Tsuyoshi Sugano, Seiji Adachi, Yoshinobu Tarutani, Kazumasa Takagi, and Keiichi Tanabe, Advanced Research Laboratory, Hitachi, Ltd., Tokyo, JAPAN; Superconductivity Research Laboratory, ISTEC, Tokyo, JAPAN.

T3.14 
STABILITY OF HG-BASED SUPERCONDUCTING THIN FILMS IN AIR AND CHEMICALS. T. Aytug , J.Z. Wu, A. Gapud, and B.W. Kang, Dept. of Physics and Astronomy, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS.

T3.15 
SURFACE MODIFICATION EFFECT ON ELECTROMIGRATION STABILITY OF HTS MATERIALS. Vladimir Yefanov , Makari Tanatar, Galina Guba, Inst of Surface Chemistry, Natl Acad Sci of Ukraine, Kyiv, UKRAINE.

T3.16 
HYDROPHOBIC PASSIVATION ON HIGH Tc SUPERCONDUCTING ELECTRONIC DEVICES USING FLUOROPOLYMERS. L.P. Lee, M. Teepe , and K. Char, Conductus, Inc., Sunnyvale, CA.

T3.17 
AMORPHOUS YBCO PASSIVATION OF HTS THIN-FILM DEVICES. (Henrik Schneidewind, Frank Schmidl, Swen Wunderlich, Hagen Wald, Frank Schmidt, Paul Seidel, Institut fuer Festkoerperphysik, Friedrich-Schiller-Universitaet Jena, GERMANY.

T3.18 
INTERFACE STABILITY OF HIGH-Te TRILAYER JUNCTIONS WITH VARIOUS OXIDE INSULATORS. Jun Nishino , Ryuta Tsuchiya, and Hideomi Koinuma, Materials and Structures Lab., Tokyo Inst. Tech., Yokohama, JAPAN; Masashi Kawasaki, Dept. Innovative & Engr Materials, Tokyo Inst. Tech., Yokohama, JAPAN.

T3.19 
STACKED YBaCuO JOSEPHSON JUNCTIONS ON SrTiO BICRYSTAL SUBSTRATES. H.Q. Li , R.H. Ono, L.R. Vale, and D.A. Rudman, National Institute of Standards and Technology, Boulder, CO; S.H. Liou, Department of Physics and Astronomy, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Lincoln, NE.

T3.20 
MICROSTRUCTURE OF ARTIFICIAL YBCO (103)/(001) GRAIN BOUNDARY JOSEPHSON JUNCTIONS. K. Verbist , G. Van Tendeloo, EMAT, University of Antwerp (RUCA), Antwerp, BELGIUM; A. Di Chiara, F. Carillo, F. Miletto Granozio, F. Tafuri, Dept of Physics, Universita` Federico II di Napoli, Napoli, ITALY.

T3.21 
THE STRUCTURE-PROPERTY RELATION OF YBCO JOSEPHSON JUNCTIONS MADE BY INTERFACE ENGINEERING. Y. Huang and K.L. Merkle, Argonne National Laboratory, Argonne, IL; B.H. Moeckly and K. Char, Conductus, Inc., Sunnyvale, CA.

T3.22 
PHOTODOPING IN Y-Ba-Cu-O STEP-EDGE JUNCTIONS AND TILTED THIN-FILM STRUCTURES. R. Adam and Roman Sobolewski, Department of Electrical Engineering and Laboratory for Laser Energetics, University of Rochester, Rochester, NY; W. Markowitsch, C. Stockinger, and W. Lang, Institut für Materialphysik, Universität Wien und Ludwig Boltzmann Institut für Festkörperphysik, AUSTRIA; K. Bierleutgeb, J.D. Pedarning, and D. Bäuerle, Angewandte Physik, Johannes-Kepler-Universität, Linz, AUSTRIA.

T3.23 
SUPERCONDUCTING FIELD EFFECT TRANSISTOR WITH YBCO/STO/YBCO TRI-LAYER STRUCTURE. Michitomo Iiyama , Hiroshi Inada, Takao Nakamura, Sumitomo Electric Industries, Ltd., Osaka, JAPAN.

T3.24 
POWER DEPEDENCE OF THE TRANSIENT PHOTOIMPEDANCE RESPONSE OF YBaCuO/LaA1O THIN FILM. Y.G. Zhao , S. Ogale, R. Shreekala, S. Pai, Z.W. Dong, T. Venkatesan, Center for Superconductivity Research, Department of Physics, University of Maryland, College Park, MD; W.L. Cao, W. Lu, Chi Lee, Department of Electrical Engineering, University of Maryland, College Park, MD.

T3.25 
COMPETITION BETWEEN BOLOMETRIC AND THERMOELECTRIC EFFECTS IN THE LASER-INDUCED PHOTORESPONE OF YBa2Cu3O7 THIN FILMS. Najeh M. Jisrawi , Birzeit Univ, West Bank, U. Sticher, B. Leibold, P.X. Zhang, T. Sekinger, and H.-U. Habermeier, Max-Planck-Institut fFestk, Stuttgart, GERMANY.

T3.26 
FLUX PINNING AND VORTEX INSTABILITIES IN MULTILAYERED AND COLUMNAR SUPERCONDUCTORS. J.C. Abele , T.R. Lee, S.M. Robinson, Dept of Physics, Lewis and Clark College, Portland, OR; M. Geselbracht, Dept of Chemistry, Reed College, Portland, OR; B.J. Ruck, H.J. Trodahl, L.J. Tornquist, S. Rupp, Dept of Physics, Victoria University of Wellington, Wellington, NEW ZEALAND.

T3.27 
THE INFLUENCE OF PAIR-BREAKING DEFECTS ON FLUX PINNING AND FLUX CREEP IN HIGH TEMPERATURE SUPERCONDUCTORS. Sergey K. Tolpygo , Dept. of Physics and Astronomy, State Univ. of New York, Stony Brook, NY.

T3.28 
MODELING RF DEPENDENCE OF JOSEPHSON JUNCTIONS IN YBCO THIN FILM RESONATORS; JOSEPHSON VORTEX NUCLEATION AND HARMONIC GENERATION. Christopher J. Lehner , Youssef M. Habib, Daniel E. Oates, and Hao Xin, MIT, Dept. of Physics, Cambridge, MA and MIT Lincoln Lab, Lexington, MA; Mildred S. Dresselhaus, Gene Dresselhaus, MIT, Dept of Physics, Cambridge, MA.

T3.29 
MODELS OF THE KINETICS OF POINT-DEFECT PRODUCTION AND ANNEALING IN IRRADIATED CUPRATE SUPERCONDUCTORS. David O. Welch , Department of Applied Science, Brookhaven National Laboratory, Upton, NY; Sergey K. Tolpygo, Department of Physics, State University of New York at Stony Brook, Stony Brook, NY.

SESSION T4: HTS THIN FILMS 
Chairs: David A. Rudman and John J. Talvacchio 
Tuesday Morning, December 2, 1997
Salon E (M)

8:30 AM T4.1 
PROCESS TEMPERATURE STABILITY AND AGING OF Tl-Ba-Ca-Cu-O EPITAXIAL THIN FILMS. M.P. Siegal , E.L. Venturini, D.L. Overmeyer, P.P. Newcomer, R.R. Padilla and S.S. Sokolowski, Sandia National Laboratories, Albuquerque, NM. 

8:45 AM T4.2 
STABILITY OF HG-BASED SUPERCONDUCTING THIN FILMS IN THERMAL CYCLINGS. J.Z. Wu , University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS; S.H. Yun; Royal Institute of Technology, SWEDEN; T. Aytug, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS; and S. M. Wu, University of Cambridge, UNITED KINGDOM.

9:00 AM T4.3 
OPTIMIZATION OF THE CRYSTALLOGRAPHIC QUALITY OF BSCCO-2212 THIN FILMS BY RARE EARTH DOPING AND ITS APPLICATION TO ION-IMPLANTED JOSEPHSON JUNCTIONS. Alexandra C. Meltzow , Johannes Hollkott, Stefan Altmeyer, Bernd Spangenbert, Heinrich Kurz, Institute for Semiconductor Electronics II, Aachen, GERMANY; N.D. Zakharov, Dietrich Hess, Max-Planck-Institute für Mikrostrukturphysik, Halle/Saale, GERMANY.

9:15 AM T4.4 
STABILITY OF BILAYER FILMS OF YBaCuO AND YSZ GROWN ON LAO BY CHEMICAL VAPOR DEPOSITION. P.R. Markworth , F.H. Kaatz, J.Y. Dai, X. Liu, M. Chudzik, J.A. Belot, C.R. Kanewurf, T.J. Marks, and R.P.H. Chang, Materials Research Center, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL.

9:30 AM *T4.5 
ICM SPUTTERING OF YBCO THIN FILMS FOR MICROWAVE DEVICE APPLICATIONS. Alfredo C. Anderson , R.L. Slattery, MIT Lincoln Laboratory, Lexington, MA. 

10:00 AM BREAK 

10:30 AM *T4.6 
CONTROLLING THE SURFACE PROPERTIES OF HIGH TEMPERATURE SUPERCONDUCTORS. Chad A. Mirkin , Feng Xu, Jin Zhu, Northwestern University, Department of Chemistry, Evanston, IL; Laura H. Greene, University of Illinois, Department of Physics, Champaign-Urbana, IL; Jason E. Ritchie, John T. McDevitt, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, University of Texas, Austin, TX.

11:00 AM T4.7 
SMOOTHING OF YBCO FILMS BY ION CLUSTER BEAM BOMBARDMENT. Wei-Kan Chu , Y. P. Li, and J. R. Liu, Texas Center for Superconductivity and Department of Physics,University of Houston, Houston, TX; J. Z. Wu, Department of Physics, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS; S. C. Tidrow, Army Research Laboratory, AMSRL-SE-EP, Adeplhi, MD; N. Toyoda, J. Matsuo, and I. Yamada, Ion Beam Engineering Experimental Laboratory, Kyoto University, Kyoto, JAPAN.

11:15 AM T4.8 
SUPERIOR SURFACE STABILITY OF NdBaCuOtex2html_wrap_inline914 OVER YBaCuO THIN FILMS. Massoud Badaye , D.Bonn, W.N. Hardy, Dept. of Physics, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, CANADA; J.G.Wen, and T. Morishita, International Superconductivity Technology Center, Tokyo, JAPAN.

11:30 AM T4.9 
ACCELERATED CORROSION STUDIES OF HIGH-T FILMS AND DEVICES: COMPARISON OF BARE, TEFLON-AF COATED, AND PROTECTIVE OXIDE CAPPING LAYERS ON YBaCuO. Chris E. Jones , John T. McDevitt, JiPing Zhou, Department of hemistry and Biochemistry, University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX; Steven G. Haupt, Quantum Magnetics, San Diego, CA; Quanxi Jai, Superconductivity Technology Center, Los Alamos National Laboratory, Los Alamos, NM.

11:45 AM T4.10 
SURFACE BARRIERS FOR VORTEX CREEP. F. Pardo , P. de la Cruz, Centro Atomico Bariloche, Bariloche, ARGENTINA; P.L. Gammel, D. Bishop, Lucent Technologies Bell Laboratories, NJ.

SESSION T5: JOSEPHSON JUNCTIONS 
Chairs: Mark S. DiIorio and John M. Rowell 
Tuesday Afternoon, December 2, 1997
Salon E (M)

1:30 PM *T5.1 
PROCESSING OF SUPERCONDUCTOR-NORMAL-SUPERCONDUCTOR JOSEPHSON EDGE JUNCTIONS. J. B. Barner , K. A. Delin and A. W. Kleinsasser, Center for Space Microelectronics, Jet Propulsion Laboratory, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, CA.

2:00 PM T5.2 
FABRICATION OF HTS JOSEPHSON JUNCTIONS ON THE SUBSTRATE PATTERNED BY FOCUSED ION BEAM MILLING. C.-H. Chen , S. Pai, I. Jin, Z.W. Dong, C.J. Lobb, and T. Venkatesan, Center for Superconductivity Research, Physics Department, Univ of Maryland, College Park, MD; J. Orloff and J. Melngailis, Inst for Plasma Research, Univ of Maryland, College Park, MD.

2:15 PM T5.3 
OBSERVATION OF AND NOISE REDUCTION BY VORTEX LATTICE MATCHING IN YBCO THIN FILMS AND rf-SQUIDs WITH REGULAR ARRAYS OF ANTIDOTS. R. Wö rdenweber, P. Selders,and A. Castellanos, Institut für Schicht und Ionentechnik, Forschungszentrum, Jülich, GERMANY.

2:30 PM T5.4 
MEASUREMENTS AND MODELING OF THE MICROWAVE IMPEDANCE IN HIGH T GRAIN BOUNDARY JOSEPHSON JUNCTIONS: JOSEPHSON FLUXON GENERATION AND VORTEX DYNAMICS. Youssef M. Habib , Daniel E. Oates, Chris J. Lehner, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Dept. of Physics, Cambridge, MA and MIT Lincoln Lab, Lexington MA; Ron H. Ono, Leila R. Vale, NIST, Boulder CO; Gene Dresselhaus, Mildred S. Dresselhaus, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Dept. of Physics, Cambridge MA.

2:45 PM BREAK 

3:15 PM *T5.5 
STABILITY OF EDGE SNS JOSEPHSON JUNCTIONS. J. Talvacchio , B. D. Hunt, M. G. Forrester, and R. M. Young, Northrop Grumman STC*, Pittsburgh, PA; J. T. McDevitt and J. P. Zhou, University of Texas**, Austin, TX.

3:45 PM T5.6 
AGING EFFECTS OF YBaCuO JOSEPHSON JUNCTIONS ON BICRYSTAL SrTiO AND AlO SUBSTRATES. Leila R. Vale , R.H. Ono, and D.A. Rudman, National Institute of Standards and Technology, Boulder, CO.

4:00 PM T5.7 
STABILITY OF DC SQUIDs FABRICATED USING RAMP-EDGE Ag:YBaCuO/PrBaCuO/Ag:YBaCuO

JUNCTIONS. Q.X. Jia , D.W. Reagor, C. Mombourquette and Y. Fan, Superconductivity Technology Center, Los Alamos National Laboratory, Los Alamos, NM; J. Decker and P. D'Alessandris, Monroe Community College, Rochester NY.

4:15 PM T5.8 
ELECTROMIGRATION OF RAMP EDGE SNS JOSEPHSON JUNCTIONS. J.P. Sydow , D. Chamberlain, M. Berninger, R.A. Buhrman, Cornell Univ, Dept of Applied & Engr Physics, Ithaca, NY; K. Char and B.H. Moeckly, Conductus, Sunnyvale, CA; B.D. Hunt, Northrop Grumman, Pittsburgh, PA.

4:30 PM T5.9 
UNRELIABILITY OF PrBaCuO AND RELIABILITY OF NdBaCuTaO AS INSULATORS FOR JOSEPHSON JUNCTION TECHNOLOGY. Howard A. Blacksteadtex2html_wrap_inline974 and John D. Dow tex2html_wrap_inline976, Physics Department, tex2html_wrap_inline974University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, IN; and tex2html_wrap_inline976Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ.

4:45 PM T5.10 
ELECTRON BEAM IRRADIATION OF YBaCuO GRAIN BOUNDARY JOSEPHSON JUNCTIONS. F. Tafuri , University of Napoli, Dept. of Physics, Napoli, ITALY; B. Nadgorny, S. Shokhor, University at Stony Brook, Dept. of Physics, Stony Brook, NY; F. Lombardi and A. Di Chiara, University of Napoli, Dept. of Physics, Napoli, ITALY; M. Gurvitch, University at Stony Brook, Dept. of Physics, Stony Brook, NY.

SESSION T6: SUPERCONDUCTIVITY IN JAPAN, U.S. AND EUROPE 
Chairs: Kirsten E. Myers and Jeffrey O. Willis 
Wednesday Morning, December 3, 1997
Salon E (M)

8:30 AM *T6.1 
OVERVIEW OF SUPERCONDUCTIVITY RESEARCH IN JAPAN. Shoji Tanaka , SRL-ISTEC, Tokyo, JAPAN.

9:15 AM *T6.2 
A TECHNOLOGY ROAD MAP FOR THE SUPERCONDUCTING ELECTRONICS INDUSTRY. John M. Rowell , John Rowell Inc., Berkeley Heights, NJ.

10:00 AM BREAK 

10:30 AM *T6.3 
LARGE SCALE APPLICATIONS OF HTS IN THE US. Robert Schwall , American Superconductor Corp., Westborough, MA.



11:15 AM *T6.4 
PRESENT PERSPECTIVES FOR THE APPLICATIONS OF HIGH TEMPERATURE SUPERCONDUCTORS IN EUROPE. P. Komarek , Research Center Karlsruhe, Institute for Technical Physics, Karlsruhe, GERMANY.

SESSION T7: CONDUCTOR APPLICATIONS AND MATERIALS 
Chairs: David A. Cardwell and Kamel Salama 
Wednesday Afternoon, December 3, 1997
Salon E (M)

1:30 PM T7.1 
HIGH TEMPERATURE SUPERCONDUCTORS FOR PARTICLE ACCELERATORS - A USERS' PERSPECTIVE. Bruce P. Strauss , David F. Sutter, U. S. Dept of Energy, Office of Energy Research, Div of High Energy Physics, Germantown, MD.

1:45 PM T7.2 
DEVELOPMENT OF BSCCO COILS FOR HIGH-FIELD NMR MAGNET USE. Hitoshi Wada , Tsukasa Kiyoshi, Kiyoshi Inoue, Hitoshi Kitaguchi and Hiroaki Kumakura, National Research Institute for Metals, Tsukuba, Ibaraki, JAPAN.

2:00 PM T7.3 
DESIGN, FABRICATION, AND PERFORMANCE OF A COMMERCIALLY VIABLE 13 KA HTS POWER LEAD. R.G.L. Hodgestex2html_wrap_inline982^1, D.RBruhn^1, DOsborne^1, GDolman^2, T.WButton^2, JMiller^3, ^1EURUSTechnologiesInc., TallahasseeFL; ^2University of BirminghamBirminghamUNITED KINGDOM; ^3 SUPERCONDUCTORS. K. Otzschi, K.R. Poeppelmeier, Northwestern University, Dept of Chemistry, Evanston, IL; M.H. Kane, W.J. Lee, T.O. Mason , Northwestern University, Dept of Materials Science and Engineering, Evanston, IL; P.A. Salvador, Universite de Caen, Laboratoire CRISMAT, ISMRA, Caen FRANCE; and B. Dabrowski, Northern Illinois University, Dept of Physics, DeKalb, IL.

3:15 PM *T7.6 
DEVELOPMENT OF A RELIABLE MATERIALS BASE FOR HIGH-T THIN FILM DEVICES. John T. McDevitt , JiPing Zhou, Rung-Kuang Lo, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX; John Talvacchio, Martin G. Forrester and Brian D. Hunt, Northrop Grumman Science and Technology Center, Pittsburgh, PA; Quanxi Jai and D. Reagor, Superconductivity Technology Center, Los Alamos National Laboratory, Los Alamos, NM.

3:45 PM *T7.7 
PHASE RELATIONS IN THE BSCCO SYSTEM INCLUDING Ag. P. Majewski , S. Kaesche, F. Aldinger, Max-Planck-Institut fur Metall Forschung, Pulvermetallurgisches Laboratorium, Stuttgart, GERMANY.

4:15 PM T7.8 
TWO-PHASE MICROSTRUCTURES IN THE HEAVILY Pb-SUBSTITUTED BI-2212 SINGLE CRYSTALS SERVING AS EFFICIENT PINNING CENTERS. Zenji Hiroi , Ikusu Chong, Makoto Izumi, Mikio Takano, Inst for Chemical Research, Kyoto Univ, Uji, Kyoto, JAPAN.

4:30 PM T7.9 
PHASE FORMATION OF THE HIGH T, Pb-2223 IN AIR AND IN 7.5% O. Winnie Wong-Ng , Lawrence P. Cook, Ceramics Division, National Institute of Standards and Technology, Gaithersburg, MD; William Greenwood, Geology Department, University of Maryland, College Park, MD.

4:45 PM T7.10 
STABILITY OF THE (Bi,Pb)(Sr,Ca,RE)CuOtex2html_wrap_inline1014 PHASE EVOLUTION OF SUPERCONDUCTING PROPERTIES WITH RARE EARTH AND LEAD CONTENTS AND GRAIN SIZE. L. Manifacier , G. Collin, N. Blanchard, Ph. Mendels*, Laboratoire Léon Brillouin, CEN Saclay, Gif-sur-Yvette, FRANCE. (*Laboratoire de Physique des Solides, Université d'Orsay, FRANCE)

SESSION T8: POSTER SESSION:
YBCO AND OTHER MATERIALS 

Chairs: Ralph W. McCallum and Masato Murakami 
Wednesday Evening, December 3, 1997
8:00 P.M. 
Salons G-K (M)

T8.1 
SILVER DISTRIBUTION ANALYSIS IN YBaCuO:Ag SUPERCONDUCTING FILMS IRRADIATED WITH ELECTRONS AT HIGH DOSES. R. Rangel , Programa de Posgrado en Fisica de Materiales, CICESE, Ensenada, MEXICO; G.H. Hirata, D.H. Galvan, Instituto de Fisica-UNAM, Laboratorio de Ensenada, Ensenada, MEXICO; E. Adem, Instituto de Fisica-UNAM, Mexico, MEXICO; D.F.C. Hart, Superconductivity Lab, IMRE, Havana University, Havana, CUBA; M.B. Maple and M.C. de Andrade, Dept. of Physics and Institute of Pure and Applied Physical Sciences, La Jolla, CA.

T8.2 
THE EFFECT OF BEND STRAIN ON THE CRITICAL CURRENT OF YBCO FILMS DEPOSITED ON BIAXIALLY ORIENTED METALLIC SUBSTRATES. C. Park , D.P. Norton, D.K. Christen, R.Feenstra, J.D. Budai, Solid State Div, Oak Ridge National Lab, Oak Ridge, TN ; A. Goyal, D. M. Kroeger, Metal and Ceramics Div, Oak Ridge National Lab, Oak Ridge, TN ; M. Paranthaman, Chemical and Analytical Sciences Div, Oak Ridge National Lab, Oak Ridge, TN.

T8.3 
SUPERCONDUCTING PROPERTIES OF HTS FILMS ON TEXTURED METALLIC TAPE SUBSTRATES: PROSPECTS FOR A NEW GENERATION OF WIRES. D. K. Christen , D. P. Norton, R. Feenstra, M. Paranthaman, A. Goyal, J. D. Budai, E. D. Specht, M. F. Chisholm, C. Prouteau, Oak Ridge National Lab, Oak Ridge, TN; Z. F. Ren, J. Y. Lao, L. P. Guo, and J. H. Wang, SUNY, Buffalo, NY.

T8.4 
GROWTH OF BIAXIALLY TEXTURED BUFFER LAYERS ON ROLLED-Ni SUBSTRATES FOR HIGH CURRENT YBaCuO CONDUCTORS. M. Paranthaman , A. Goyal, F.A. List, D.F. Lee, E.D. Specht, D.M. Koeger, P.M. Martin, J.E. Mathis, D.K. Christen, D.P. Norton, J.D. Budai, Q. He and C. Park, Oak Ridge, National Laboratory, Oak Ridge, TN.

T8.5 
TOWARDS LONG LENGTHS OF HIGH CRITICAL CURRENT DENSITY YBaCuO TAPES. A. Goyal , D.P. Norton, M. Paranthaman, F.A. List, E.D. Specht, J.E. Mathis, D.M. Kroeger and D.K. Christen, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridge, TN; Ying Xin and J.E. Hack, Midwest Superconductivity, Inc., Lawerence, KS; David Moon, Westinghouse Science & Electric Corporation, Pittsburgh, PA.

T8.6 
BIAXIALLY ALIGNED RARE EARTH (RE)-SUBSTITUTED Bi-2212 FILMS AS SUBSTRATES FOR 123 SUPERCONDUCTOR FILMS. M. Sakharova , C. Kusko, D. Budil, L. Sakharov, R.S. Markiewicz, B.C. Giessen, V. Selvamanickam, P. Haldar; Barnett Institute, Dept of Chemistry, Dept. of Physics, Northeastern University, Boston, MA; Intermagnetics General Corporation, Latham, NY.

T8.7 
HIGH CRITICAL CURRENT DENSITY YBaCuO FILMS ON RABiTS. J. E. Mathis , A. Goyal, F. A. List, M. Paranthaman, E.D.Specht, D. M. Kroeger, D. F. Lee, and P. M. Martin, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridge, TN.

T8.8 
TEM ANALYSIS OF BUFFER LAYER MICROSTRUCTURES IN ''RABiTS'' FOR YBCO COATED CONDUCTORS. Chau-Yun Yang , S.E. Babcock, D.C. Larbalestier, Univ of Wisconsin, Madison, WI; A. Goyal, M. Paranthaman, D.M. Kroeger, Oak Ridge National Lab, Oak Ridge, TN.