Effect of Nb addition on the critical parameters of BSCCO superconductor

Sozeri H., Ghazanfari N., Oezkan H., KILIÇ A. , HASANLI N.

1st Sharjah International Conference on Nanotechnology and Its Applications, Sharjah, Birleşik Arap Emirlikleri, 10 - 12 Nisan 2007, cilt.929, ss.138-139 identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 929
  • Doi Numarası: 10.1063/1.2776703
  • Basıldığı Şehir: Sharjah
  • Basıldığı Ülke: Birleşik Arap Emirlikleri
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.138-139


Pure and Nb2O5 added Bi1.6Pb0.4NbxSr2Ca2Cu3O delta superconductors (0 <= x <= 0.30) were synthesized by the ammonium nitrate melt route. Fraction of the high T-c 2223 phase increases with addition of small amounts of Nb. AC susceptibility and transport measurements showed the optimum Nb concentration as x = 0.10. Nb additions above x = 0.20 decrease significantly the fraction of the high-T-c phase and degrade the superconducting properties.