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Spring 2009 Logo2009 MRS Spring Meeting & Exhibit



April 13-17, 2009
| San Francisco
Meeting Chairs: Paul R. Besser, Peter Fratzl, Nicola Spaldin, Terry M. Tritt

Symposium CC : Nanoscale Functionalization and New Discoveries in Modern Superconductivity

2009-04-14   Show All Abstracts

Symposium Organizers

Ron Feenstra Oak Ridge National Laboratory
David C. Larbalestier Florida State University
Boris Maiorov Los Alamos National Laboratory
Marina Putti University of Genova and CNR/INFM-LAMIA
Yi-Yuan Xie SuperPower, Inc.
CC1: New Superconductors
Session Chairs
Rongying Jin
David Larbalestier
Tuesday AM, April 14, 2009
Room 3012 (Moscone West)

9:30 AM - **CC1.1
Applications-Derived Challenges for New Higher-Temperature Superconductors.

M. Beasley 1
1 Applied Physics, Stanford University, Stanford, California, United States

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10:00 AM - **CC1.2
Excitement on the New Fe-based Superconductors

Rongying Jin 1 2
1 , Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridge, Tennessee, United States, 2 , The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tennessee, United States

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10:30 AM - **CC1.3
Anisotropy, Critical Current Density, Critical Fields, and Vortex Phase Diagram in Pnictide Superconductors.

Hai-Hu Wen 1
1 National Lab for Superconductivity, Institute of Physics, Chinese Academy of Science, Beijing China

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11:00 AM -
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11:30 AM - **CC1.4
Superconductivity at Very High Magnetic Fields in Pnictides.

Alex Gurevich 1
1 National High Magnetic Field Laboratory, Florida State University, Tallahassee, Florida, United States

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12:00 PM - CC1.5
Upper Critical Field in Cobalt-doped SrFe2As2 Epitaxial Thin Films.

Scott Baily 1 2 , Y. Kohama 2 3 , H. Hiramatsu 4 5 , B. Maiorov 1 , F. Balakirev 2 , M. Hirano 4 5 , H. Hosono 4 5
1 MPA-STC, Los Alamos National Laboratory, Los Alamos, New Mexico, United States, 2 MPA-NHMFL, Los Alamos National Laboratory, Los Alamos, New Mexico, United States, 3 Materials and Structures Laboratory, Tokyo Institute of Technology, Yokohama Japan, 4 ERATO-SORST, Japan Science and Technology Agency in Frontier Research Center, Tokyo Institute of Technology, Yokohama Japan, 5 Frontier Research Center, Tokyo Institute of Technology, Yokohama Japan

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12:15 PM - CC1.6
Thin Film Growth and Anisotropy of FeAs Based Superconductors Prepared by Pulsed Laser Deposition.

B. Holzapfel 1 , E. Backen 1 , S. Haindl 1 , K. Iida 1 , T. Niemeier 1 , T. Freudenberg 1 , J. Werner 1 , G. Behr 1 , L. Schultz 1
1 , IFW Dresden, Dresden Germany

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12:30 PM - CC1.7
Combined Microstructural, Magneto Optical and Dissipation Studies of Local Current Flow in Polycrystalline Oxypnictides.

Fumitake Kametani 1 , Anatolii Polyanskii 1 , Dmytro Abraimov 1 , Pei Li 1 , Akiyasu Yamamoto 1 , Jianyi Jiang 1 , Eric Hellstrom 1 , Alex Gurevich 1 , David Larbalestier 1
1 , Applied Superconductivity Center, Tallahassee, Florida, United States

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CC2: Wires
Session Chairs
Parans Paranthaman
Marina Putti
Tuesday PM, April 14, 2009
Room 3012 (Moscone West)

2:30 PM - CC2.1
Possible High-Tc Superconductivity in Nanostructured NaxWO3-y: Sol-Gel Route.

Ali Aliev 1
1 NanoTech Institute, University of Texas at Dallas, Richardson, Texas, United States

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2:45 PM - **CC2.2
Current State of MgB2 Superconducting Wire Development and their Prospects for Magnet Applications.

Giovanni Grasso 1 , Silvia Brisigotti 1 , Simona Berta 1 , Andrea Tumino 1 , Eduard Demencik 1 , Davide Pietranera 1 , Lauri Rostila 1 , Roberto Penco 1
1 , Columbus Superconductors SpA, Genova Italy

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3:15 PM - CC2.3
Transport, Flux Pinning, and Connectivity in MgB.

Mike Sumption 1 , Mike Susner 1 , E. Collings 1
1 Materials Science, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio, United States

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3:30 PM - **CC2.4
Electromechanical Properties of MgB2 Superconductor Wires.

Najib Cheggour 1 , Loren Goodrich 1 , Jack Ekin 1 , Jolene Splett 1
1 , NIST, Boulder, Colorado, United States

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4:00 PM -
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4:30 PM - **CC2.5
Recent Understanding of the Role of Filament Connectivity on Jc in Bi-2212 Round Wire

Eric Hellstrom 1 , Natanette Craig 1 , Van Griffin 1 , Jianyi Jiang 1 , Fumitake Kametani 1 , David Larbalestier 1 , Michael LoSchiavo 1 , XiaoTao Liu 1 , David Myers 1 , Justin Schwartz 1 , TengMing Shen 1 , Ulf Trociewitz 1 , Akiyasu Yamamoto 1 , Seung Hong 2 , Yibing Huang 2 , Hanping Miao 2 , Maarten Meinesz 2
1 Applied Superconductivity Center, NHMFL, Florida State University, Tallahassee, Florida, United States, 2 , Oxford Superconducting Technology, Carteret, New Jersey, United States

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5:00 PM - **CC2.6
High Critical Currents and Enhanced Pinning in MOCVD-derived Superconducting Films

Venkat Selvamanickam 1 , Yimin Chen 2 , Maxim Martchevskii 2 , Goran Majkic 1
1 , University of Houston, Houston, Texas, United States, 2 , SuperPower, Schenectady, New York, United States

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5:30 PM - **CC2.7
Second Generation HTS wire manufacturing at American Superconductor Corporation

Srivatsan Sathyamurthy 1 , Xiaoping Li 1 , Cees Thieme 1 , Mark Teplitsky 1 , Jim Inch 1 , Dave Tucker 1 , Elliott Thompson 1 , David Buczek 1 , Jeff Schreiber 1 , Steve Fleshler 1 , Ken DeMoranville 1 , Martin Rupich 1
1 , American Superconductor, Devens, MA, Massachusetts, United States

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2009-04-15   Show All Abstracts

Symposium Organizers

Ron Feenstra Oak Ridge National Laboratory
David C. Larbalestier Florida State University
Boris Maiorov Los Alamos National Laboratory
Marina Putti University of Genova and CNR/INFM-LAMIA
Yi-Yuan Xie SuperPower, Inc.
CC4: Flux Pinning II
Session Chairs
Leonardo Civale
Alexei Koshelev
Wednesday PM, April 15, 2009
Room 3012 (Moscone West)

2:30 PM - **CC4.1
Pinning Strategies in YBCO Coated Conductors.

Judith MacManus-Driscoll 1 , Sophie Harrington 1 , Stuart Wimbush 1 , Stuart Wimbush 1 , John Durrell 1 , H. Wang 2 , J. Lee 2 , Lata Sahonta 1 , Boris Maiorov 3 , Giorgio Ercolano 2 , Ahmed Kursumovic 3
1 Department of Materials Science and Metallurgy, University of Cambridge, Cambridge United Kingdom, 2 Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering , Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas, United States, 3 MPA-STC, Los Alamos National Laboratory, Los Alamos, New Mexico, United States

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3:00 PM - CC4.2
Tuning Flux-pinning and Critical Current Density for YBa2Cu3O7-δ Coated Conductors via BaZrO3 Compositional Control.

Sung Hun Wee 1 2 , Amit Goyal 1 , Yuri Zuev 1 , Claudia Cantoni 1 , Sy Cook 1
1 Materials Science and Technology Division, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridge, Tennessee, United States, 2 Department of Materials Science and Engineering, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tennessee, United States

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3:15 PM - CC4.3
Controlled Nanorod Alignment in YBa2Cu3O7-x Thin Films by Microstructural Tuning.

F. Javier Baca 1 2 , Paul Barnes 1 , Rose Emergo 2 , Timothy Haugan 1 , Chakrapani Varanasi 3 , Jack Burke 3 , Joshua Reichart 1 , Judy Wu 2
1 , U.S. Air Force Research Laboratory, Wright Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, United States, 2 Department of Physics and Astronomy, University of Kansas, Lawrence, Kansas, United States, 3 , University of Dayton Research Institute, Dayton, Ohio, United States

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3:30 PM - CC4.4
The Effect of the Second-phase Lattice Parameter on the Self-assembly of Nano-rods using Additions to REBCO.

Matt Feldmann 1 , Terry Holesinger 1 , Boris Maiorov 1 , Leonardo Civale 1
1 , LANL, Los Alamos, New Mexico, United States

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3:45 PM - CC4.5
Correlation Between Interfacial Defects and Pinning Properties in Nanostructured YBa2Cu3O7-δ Thin Films.

Haiyan Wang 1 , Chen-Fong Tsai 1 , Jie Wang 1
1 Electrical and Computer Engineering, Texas A & M University, College Station, Texas, United States

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4:00 PM - CC4.6
Effects of second phase compositions and processing parameters on the formation of nanocolumns in YBa2Cu3O7-x.

Chakrapani Varanasi 1 3 , J. Burke 1 3 , J. Reichart 3 , H. Wang 2 , P. Barnes 3
1 , University of Dayton Research Instititute, Dayton, Ohio, United States, 3 AFRL/RZPG (UDRI), Air Force Research Laboratory, Wright Patterson AFB, Ohio, United States, 2 , Texas A&M, College Station, Texas, United States

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4:15 PM -
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4:45 PM - CC4.8
Electrochemical Synthesis of Highly Crystalline MgB2 Nanowires.

Akihisa Miyazoe 1 , H. Abe 2 , K. Kurashima 2 , T. Aoyagi 2 , T. Kimura 2 , Y. Sugimoto 2 , K. Nakajima 2 , T. Ando 3 , N. Hirota 2 , H. Ohsaki 1 , H. Wada 4
1 Advanced Energy, The University of Tokyo, Kashiwa Japan, 2 , National Institute for Materials Science, Tsukuba Japan, 3 Chemical System Engineering, The University of Tokyo, Tokyo Japan, 4 Advanced Materials Science, The University of Tokyo, Kashiwa Japan

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5:00 PM - CC4.9
Superconducting Properties of W-Based Focused-Ion-Beam-Induced Nanodeposits.

Amalio Fernandez-Pacheco 1 2 , Javier Sese 1 , Rosa Cordoba 1 , Jose De Teresa 2 , Ricardo Ibarra 1 2 , Isabel Guillamon 3 , Hermann Suderow 3 , Sebastian Vieira 3
1 INA, University of Zaragoza, Zaragoza Spain, 2 ICMA, CSIC-University of Zaragoza, Zaragoza Spain, 3 , Universidad Autonoma de Madrid, Madrid Spain

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5:15 PM - CC4.10
Anisotropic Superconductivity in MoGe-Permalloy Heterostructures.

Andrey Belkin 1 2 , R. Divan 3 , Thomas Proslier 1 , M. Iavarone 1 , Valentyn Novosad 1 , Goran Karapetrov 1
1 Material Science Division, Argonne National Laboratory, Argonne, Illinois, United States, 2 BCPS, Illnnois Institute of Technology, Chicago, Illinois, United States, 3 Center for Nanoscale Materials, Argonne National Laboratory, Argonne, Illinois, United States

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5:30 PM - CC4.11
Magnetic Pinning Centers.

Alejandro Silhanek 1 , Werner Gillijns 1 , Joris Van de Vondel 1 , Vitali Metlushko 2 , Bojan Ilic 3 , Victor Moshchalkov 1
1 , INPAC, K.U.Leuven, Leuven Belgium, 2 Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Illinois, Chicago, Illinois, United States, 3 Cornell Nanofabrication Facility, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, United States

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5:45 PM - CC4.12
Flux Pinning Enhancement and Vortex Lattice Matching Effects in Amorphous Superconducting Thin Films.

Jose Vicent 1 , David Perez de Lara 1 , Elvira Gonzalez 1 , Alejandro Alija 2 , Jose Martin 2 , Maria Velez 2
1 Fisica Materiales, Univ. Complutense, Madrid, Madrid, Spain, 2 Fisica, Universidad Oviedo, Oviedo Spain

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CC5: Poster Session
Session Chairs
Ron Feenstra
Timothy Haugan
Wednesday PM, April 15, 2009
Salon Level (Marriott)

9:00 PM - CC5.1
Effect of Alkali Metal Ion Doping in the Iron-based FeSe Superconductor.

Cha-Ming Yang 1 , Po-Wei Chen 1 , In-Gann Chen 1 , Maw-Kuen Wu 2
1 Department of Materials Science and Engineering, National Cheng Kung University, Tainan Taiwan, 2 Institute of Physics, Academia Sinica, Taipei Taiwan

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9:00 PM - CC5.10
Fabrication of YBa2Cu3O7-δ Films with MgO Addition on IBAD-MgO Templates via Pulsed Laser Deposition.

Sung Hun Wee 1 2 , Amit Goyal 1 , Yuri Zuev 1 , Claudia Cantoni 1 , Sy Cook 1 , Victor Maroni 3
1 Materials Science and Technology Division, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridge, Tennessee, United States, 2 Department of Materials Science and Engineering, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tennessee, United States, 3 , Argonne National Laboratory, Argonne, Illinois, United States

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9:00 PM - CC5.11
Unusual Flux Pinning Properties of YBCO with BaZrO3 Nanoparticle Layered Additions.

Timothy Haugan 1 , Francisco Baca 1 , Matthew Mullins 1 , Eric Brewster 1 , Joshua Reichart 1 , Paul Barnes 1 , Boris Maiorov 2 , Michael Sumption 3 , Haiyan Wang 4
1 , The Air Force Research Laboratory, Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio, United States, 2 , Los Alamos National Laboratory, Los Alamos, New Mexico, United States, 3 , The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio, United States, 4 , Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas, United States

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9:00 PM - CC5.12
Microstructure of All-solution-derived BaZrO3 Interface-templated YBa2Cu3O7 – LaAlO3 Films.

Patricia Abellan 1 , Felip Sandiumenge 1 , Marta Gibert 1 , Joffre Gutierrez 1 , Anna Palau 1 , Alberto Pomar 1 , Teresa Puig 1 , Xavier Obradors 1
1 , ICMAB-CSIC, Bellaterra Spain

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9:00 PM - CC5.13
Formation of MgO Nanorods for Enhancing Critical Currents in the Superconductor Thin Film.

Kyunghoon Kim 1 , John Mathis 2 , Hans Christen 1 , Pamela Fleming 1 , David Christen 1 , Claudia Cantoni 1
1 Materials Science and Technology Division, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridge, Tennessee, United States, 2 Physical Science Department, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, Daytona Beach, Florida, United States

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9:00 PM - CC5.14
Evaluation of Artificial Pinning Sites of Nanodot-dispersed MOD-YBCO Films on Surface-modified Templates.

Kookchae Chung 1 , Youngkuk Kim 1 , Jaimoo Yoo 1 , Xiaolin Wang 2 , Shi Xue Dou 2
1 , Korea Institute of Materials Science, Changwon Korea (the Republic of), 2 , Institute for Superconducting & Electronic Materials, Wollongong, New South Wales, Australia

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9:00 PM - CC5.15
Influence of Artificial Nanostructure Pinning on the Critical Current Density in YBa2Cu3O7-X Thin Films.

Mike Sumption 1 , Tim Haugan 2 , Paul Barnes 2 , Chakrapani Varanasi 3 , Mike Susner 1
1 Materials Science, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio, United States, 2 Power Generation, Air Force Research Laboratory, Dayton, Ohio, United States, 3 , University of Dayton Research Institute, Dayton, Ohio, United States

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9:00 PM - CC5.16
Probing in-depth Raman Profiling Spectroscopy of the YBa2Cu3O7-δ Films.

Branescu Maria 1 , Vailonis Arturas 2 , Ian Ward 3 , Coralie Naudin 4 , Emmanuel Leroy 5
1 , Nat. Inst. Mat. Phys., Bucharest Romania, 2 , Stanford University, Palo Alto, California, United States, 3 , EAG, Sunnyvale, California, United States, 4 , Horiba Jobin-Yvon, , Villeneuve d'Ascq France, 5 , Horiba Jobin-Yvon, , Edison, New Jersey, United States

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9:00 PM - CC5.17
Epitaxial Growth of Lanthanum Tantalate Thin Films with Improved Texture on Biaxially Textured Ni-W Substrates.

Vemuru Krishnamurthy 1 , M. Paranthaman 1 , O. Polat 2 3 , T. Aytug 1
1 Chemical Sciences Division, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridge , Tennessee, United States, 2 Materials Science and Technology Division, Oak Ridge National Laboratory , Oak Ridge, Tennessee, United States, 3 Department of Physics & Astronomy, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tennessee, United States

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9:00 PM - CC5.18
Electrodeposited- Buffer Layers for YBa2Cu3O7-δ Superconductors

Wenjun Zhao 1 , Andrew Norman 1 , Sovannary Phok 1 , Jonathan Mann 1 , Raghu Bhattacharya 1
1 , National renewable energy lab, Golden, Colorado, United States

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9:00 PM - CC5.2
Growth of SmFeAsO0.85 Superconducting Single Crystals at High Pressure

Hyun-Sook Lee 1 , Jae-Hyun Park 1 , Jae-Yeap Lee 1 , Nak-Heon Sung 2 , Ju-Young Kim 2 , Beong Ki Cho 2 , Tae-Yeong Koo 3 , Chang-Uk Jung 4 , Hu-Jong Lee 1 5
1 Physics, Pohang University of Science and Technology, Pohang Korea (the Republic of), 2 Materials Science and Engineering, Gwangju Institute of Science and Technology, Gwangju Korea (the Republic of), 3 , Pohang Accelerator Laboratory, Pohang Korea (the Republic of), 4 Physics, Hankuk University of Foreign Studies, Yongin Korea (the Republic of), 5 , National Center for Nanomaterials Technology, Pohang Korea (the Republic of)

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9:00 PM - CC5.3
Neutron irradiation effects in pnictide SmFeAsO1-xFx and Ba(Fe1-xCox)2As2.

Jianyi Jiang 1 , A. Yamamoto 1 , J. Weiss 1 , E. Hellstrom 1 , D. Larbalestier 1 , M. Eisterer 2 , H. Weber 2
1 National High Magnetic Field Laboratory, Florida State University, Tallahassee, Florida, United States, 2 Atomic Institute of the Austrian Universities, Vienna University of Technology, Vienna Austria

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9:00 PM - CC5.4
Influence of Ni and Cu Contamination on the Superconducting Properties of MgB2 Filaments.

Alexandra Jung 1 , Antje Drechsler 1 , Heinrich Orschulko 1 , Bernd Ringsdorf 1 , Brigitte Runtsch 1 , Sonja Schlachter 1 , Wilfried Goldacker 1
1 Institut für Technische Physik, Forschungszentrum Karlsruhe, Eggenstein-Leopoldshafen Germany

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9:00 PM - CC5.5
Self-propagating High Temperature Synthesis (SHS) of Nanosized Boron Powders and its Application to MgB2 Superconducting Wires.

Young-Kuk Kim 1 , Jaimoo Yoo 1 , Kookchae Chung 1 , Shi Dou 2 , Xiaolin Wang 2
1 , Korea Institute of Materials Science (KIMS), Changwon, Kyungnam, Korea (the Republic of), 2 , Institute for superconducting and electronic materials, Wollongong, New South Wales, Australia

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9:00 PM - CC5.6
Structural-microstructural Characteristics and its Correlations with the Superconducting Properties of in-situ PIT Processed MgB2 Tapes with Ethyltoluene and SiC Powder Added.

Anjana Asthana 1 , Akiyoshi Matsumoto 1 , Hitoshi Kitaguchi 1 , Yoshio Matsui 2 , Toru Hara 2 , H. Yamada 3 , N. Uchiyama 3
1 Superconducting Materials Center, National Institute for Materials Science, Tsukuba, Ibaraki, Japan, 2 Advanced Electron Microscopy Group, National Institute for Materials Science, Tsukuba, Ibaraki, Japan, 3 Maglev System Development Division, Central Japan Railways Company, Tsukuba, Ooyama, Japan

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9:00 PM - CC5.7
Effect of CeO2 Doped on the Jc (H, T) Enhancement of Y-Ba-Cu-O Samples Fabricated by Infiltration and Growth Method.

Po-Wei Chen 1 , Shin-Yun Chen 2 , Yung-Sheng Shiao 1 , In-Gann Chen 1 , Maw-Kuen Wu 3
1 Department of Materials Science and Engineering, National Cheng Kung University, Tainan Taiwan, 2 Department of Polymer Engineering, National Taiwan University of Science and Technology, Taipei Taiwan, 3 Institute of Physics, Academia Sinica, Taipei Taiwan

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9:00 PM - CC5.8
Superconducting Cuprates Films on Single Crystalline Manganite Substrates.

N. Haberkorn 1 , J. Guimpel 1 , Gladys Nieva 1
1 , Centro Atómico Bariloche and Instituto Balseiro, S. C. de Bariloche Argentina

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9:00 PM - CC5.9
Enhancing Superconducting Parameters by Array of External Magnetic Dots.

Wei Jiang Yeh 1 , Bo Cheng 1
1 Department of Physics, University of Idaho, Moscow, Idaho, United States

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2009-04-16   Show All Abstracts

Symposium Organizers

Ron Feenstra Oak Ridge National Laboratory
David C. Larbalestier Florida State University
Boris Maiorov Los Alamos National Laboratory
Marina Putti University of Genova and CNR/INFM-LAMIA
Yi-Yuan Xie SuperPower, Inc.
CC6: Coated Conductors I: Fabrication
Session Chairs
Terry Holesinger
Yi-Yuan Xie
Thursday AM, April 16, 2009
Room 3012 (Moscone West)

10:00 AM - CC6.2
Visualization of Dissipation at Different Magnetic Field Orientations in RABiTS Coated Conductors.

Dmytro Abraimov 1 , Pei Li 1 , David Larbalestier 1 , Xiaoping Li 2 , Rupich Marty 2
1 Applied Superconductivity Center, FSU, National High Magnetic Field Laboratory , Tallahassee, Florida, United States, 2 , American Superconductor Corporation, Devens, Massachusetts, United States

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10:15 AM - CC6.3
All Chemical High Critical Current Coated Conductors From Modified Anhydrous TFA Precursor Solution.

Susagna Ricart 1 , Neus Roma 1 , Anna Llordes 1 , Fernando Martinez 1 , Xavier Palmer 1 , Roxana Vlad 1 , Albert Calleja 1 , Alberto Pomar 1 , Teresa Puig 1 , Xavier Obradors 1
1 ICMAB, CSIC, Bellaterra Spain

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10:30 AM - CC6.4
Improved Nucleation and Growth in Ex Situ RBCO Coated Conductors.

Ron Feenstra 1 , F. List 1 , D. Christen 1 , D. Miller 2 , V. Maroni 2 , X. Li 3 , S. Sathyamurthy 3 , M. Rupich 3
1 , Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridge, Tennessee, United States, 2 , Argonne National Laboratory, Argonne, Illinois, United States, 3 , American Superconductor Corporation, Devens, Massachusetts, United States

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10:45 AM -
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11:15 AM - **CC6.5
MOCVD Research at ORNL: Systematic Studies and Coordinated Characterization of REBCO Films.

Tolga Aytug 1 , M. Paranthaman 1 , L. Heatherly 1 , Y. Zhang 1 , E. Specht 1 , K. Kim 1 , C. Cantoni 1 , D. Christen 1 , A. Goyal 1 , Y. Chen 3 , V. Selvamanickam 3 , V. Maroni 2
1 , Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridge, Tennessee, United States, 3 , SuperPower, Inc., Schenectady, New York, United States, 2 , Argonne National Laboratory, Argonne, Illinois, United States

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11:45 AM - CC6.6
In Field Low Temperature Laser Scanning Microscopy Study of IBAD YBCO Coated Conductors.

Pei Li 1 , Dmytro Abraimov 1 , David Larbalestier 1 , Yi-Yuan Xie 2 , Yimin Chen 2 , Venkat Selvamanickam 2
1 , Applied Superconductivity Center, National High Magnetic Field Lab, Tallahassee, Florida, United States, 2 , SuperPower, Inc. , Schenectady, New York, United States

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12:00 PM - CC6.7
Critical Current Anisotropy in Prototype 2G Wire with Flux Pinning Strongly Enhanced by Columnar Defects of BZO Nanoparticles

Yifei Zhang 1 , Yuri Zuev 1 , Claudia Cantoni 1 , Amit Goyal 1 , David Christen 1 , Eliot Specht 1 , John Sinclair 2 , James Thompson 2 1 , Mariappan Paranthaman 3
1 Materials Science and Technology Division, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridge, Tennessee, United States, 2 Department of Physics and Astronomy, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tennessee, United States, 3 Chemical Science Division, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridge, Tennessee, United States

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12:15 PM - CC6.8
Epitaxial, Phase-separated, Nanostructured Cap Layers for Propagation of Columnar Defects into REBCO Films to Enhance Flux-pinning.

Junsoo Shin 1 , S. Wee 1 2 , H. Meyer III 1 , C. Cantoni 1 , Y. Zuev 1 , A. Goyal 1
1 , Oak Ridge National Lab., Oak Ridge, Tennessee, United States, 2 , University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tennessee, United States

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12:30 PM - CC6.9
Development of IBAD MgO Based HTS Coated Conductor with a Simplified Architecture.

Liliana Stan 1 , Bowan Tao 2 , Terry Holesinger 1 , Hao Yang 1 , David Feldmann 1 , Boris Maiorov 1 , Leonardo Civale 1 , Raymond DePaula 1 , Quanxi Jia 1
1 MPA-STC, Los Alamos National Laboratory, Los Alamos, New Mexico, United States, 2 , University of Electronics Science and Technology, Chengdu China

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12:45 PM - CC6.10
Simplification of IBAD-MgO/LMO architectures for High Performance YBCO Coated Conductors

Mariappan Paranthaman 1 , Tolga Aytug 1 , Ozgur Polat 1 , Claudia Cantoni 1 , Amit Goyal 1 , Venkat Selvamanickam 2 , Xuming Xiong 2 , Yimin Chen 2 , L. Stan 3 , Raymond DePaula 3 , Terry Holesinger 3 , Quanxi Xia 3
1 , Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridge, Tennessee, United States, 2 , SuperPower Inc., Schenectady, New York, United States, 3 , Los Alamos National Laboratory, Los Alamos, New Mexico, United States

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CC7: Coated Conductors II: Properties, Applications
Session Chairs
Paul Barnes
Amit Goyal
Thursday PM, April 16, 2009
Room 3012 (Moscone West)

2:30 PM - **CC7.1
Microstructural Issues Affecting Connectivity and Pinning in Thick Film RBCO Coated Conductors.

Terry Holesinger 1
1 Materials Physics and Applications, Los Alamos National Laboratory, Los Alamos, New Mexico, United States

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3:00 PM - **CC7.2
Low Angle Grain Boundaries in YBCO with Very High CriticalCurrent Densities.

Rainer Held 1 , Christof Schneider 1 3 , Jochen Mannhart 1 , Larry Allard 2 , Karen More 2 , Amit Goyal 2
1 Experimentalphysik VI, Center for Electronic Correlations and Magnetism, Center for Electronic Correlations and Magnetism , Augsburg Germany, 3 , Paul Scherrer Institute, Villegen Switzerland, 2 Materials Science and Technology Division, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridge, Tennessee, United States

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3:30 PM - CC7.3
Understanding Grain Boundaries in YBCO bi-crystal by Advanced Scanning Transmission Electron Microscopy Techniques.

Yan Xin 1 , Sang-Il Kim 1 , Alex Gurevich 1 , David Larbalestier 1 , Larry Allard 2 , Doug Blom 3
1 , FSU, Tallahassee, Florida, United States, 2 Materials Science and Technology Division, ORNL, Oak Ridge, Tennessee, United States, 3 EM Center, Coker Life Sciences 001, University of South Carolina, Columbia, South Carolina, United States

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3:45 PM - CC7.4
Strong Enhancment of Transport Current across Grain Boundaries of YBCO Superconductor with Nanoparticle Additions

Timothy Haugan 1 , Paul Barnes 1 , Matthew Mullins 1 , Francisco Baca 1 , Eric Brewster 1 , Joshua Reichart 1 , Michael Sumption 2
1 , The Air Force Research Laboratory, Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio, United States, 2 , The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio, United States

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4:00 PM -
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4:30 PM - CC7.5
Persistent Coils Made Out of Coated Conductors.

George Levin 1 , Paul Barnes 1 , John Murphy 1
1 , AFRL, Dayton, Ohio, United States

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4:45 PM - CC7.6
Dynamical Study of Flux and Current Distributions in Multi-Filamentary YBCO Thin Films

Gunter Luepke 1 , Andrea Lucarelli 1 , Ran Yang 1 , Francesco Grilli 2 , Timothy Haugan 3 , Paul Barnes 3
1 Applied Science, College of William & Mary, Williamsburg, Virginia, United States, 2 , Ecole Polytechnique de Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, 3 , Air Force Research Laboratory, Wright-Patterson AFB, Dayton, Ohio, United States

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5:00 PM - **CC7.7
Epitaxial Growth of Superconductor on Structural, Single-Crystal, Faceted Fibers (SSIFFS): A Potential Route Towards Low ac-loss Wire

A. Goyal 1 , Sung-Hun Wee 1 , Eliot Specht 1 , Jim Thompson 1 , Yuri Zuev 1 , Claudia Cantoni 1
1 , ORNL/UT-Battelle, Oak Ridge, Tennessee, United States

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5:30 PM - CC7.8
YBCO Films Grown On Fibers By Magnetron Sputtering and Modified TFA-MOD Process.

Yongli Xu 1 , Zongqi Qian 1 , Ziyang Xu 1 , Peng He 1 , Rabi Bhattacharya 1
1 , UES Inc, Dayton, Ohio, United States

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