HIGH STRENGTH MONO-AND MULTI-FILAMENT HIGH TEMPERATURE SUPERCONDUCTORS FOR HIGH FIELD APPLICATIONS

Award Information
Agency:
Department of Energy
Amount:
$499,988.00
Program:
SBIR
Contract:
N/A
Solitcitation Year:
N/A
Solicitation Number:
N/A
Branch:
N/A
Award Year:
1993
Phase:
Phase II
Agency Tracking Number:
17552
Solicitation Topic Code:
N/A
Small Business Information
Igc Advanced Superconductors
1875 Thomaston Ave, Waterbury, CT, 06704
Hubzone Owned:
N
Woman Owned:
N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged:
N
Duns:
N/A
Principal Investigator
 Dr. Leszek R. Motowidlo
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Business Contact
 Mr. Bruce Zeitlin
Phone: (203) 753-5215
Research Institution
N/A
Abstract
HIGH TEMPERATURE 2212 AND 2223 BISMUTH STRONTIUM CALCIUM COPPER OXIDE (BSCCO) SUPERCONDUCTORS HAVE BEEN FABRICATED IN PRACTICAL CONDUCTOR FORM AND HAVE DEMONSTRATED OUTSTANDING POTENTIAL FOR LOW TEMPERATURE (4 TO 20 K) OPERATION FOR DEVICE APPLICATIONS. PRELIMINARY MONOCORE TAPE DESIGNS HAVE ALREADY SHOWN CRITICAL CURRENT DENSITIES EXCEEDING 2000 A/MM(2) AT 4.2 K AND MAGNETIC FIELDS UP TO 30 TESLA. THIS PROJECT IS DETERMINING THE FEASIBILITY OF EXTENDING THESE CRITICAL CURRENT ACHIEVEMENTS AND OBTAINING EVEN BETTER PROPERTIES IN MONOFILAMENT AND MULTIFILAMENT CONDUCTORS HAVING IMPROVED STRENGTH AND STRAIN TOLERANCE IN PRACTICAL FORMS. THE PHASE I PROJECT WILL DESIGN AND FABRICATE MULTIFILAMENT ARRANGEMENTS FROM THE TWO HIGH TEMPERATURE SUPERCONDUCTORS, AND WILL EXAMINE THESE ARRANGEMENTS FOR UNIFORMITY, THICKNESS, TEXTURE, AND DENSITY.

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