Effective Flux Pinning In YBa2Cu3Ox Coated Conductors by Continuous MOCVD

Award Information
Agency: Department of Defense
Branch: Air Force
Contract: FA8650-05-M-2502
Agency Tracking Number: O043-EP6-1148
Amount: $100,000.00
Phase: Phase I
Program: SBIR
Awards Year: 2004
Solicitation Year: 2004
Solicitation Topic Code: OSD04-EP6
Solicitation Number: 2004.3
Small Business Information
STRUCTURED MATERIALS INDUSTRIES
201 Circle Drive North, Unit # 102, Piscataway, NJ, 08854
DUNS: 787144807
HUBZone Owned: N
Woman Owned: N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: N
Principal Investigator
 Nick Sbrockey
 Scientist / Program Manager
 (732) 302-9274
 sbrockey@optonline.net
Business Contact
 Gary Tompa
Title: President
Phone: (732) 302-9274
Email: GSTompa@aol.com
Research Institution
N/A
Abstract
In this SBIR Phase I effort, Structured Materials Industries, Inc., (SMI) will develop process and hardware technology for continuous production of YBa2Cu3Ox (YBCO) coated conductors with a nano-engineered array of non-superconducting particles. These non-superconducting precipitates will act as highly effective flux pinning centers, and enable superconducting tapes with enhanced critical current in the presence of magnetic fields. The enhanced YBCO coated conductors will enable superconducting components for compact, light-weight, AC power systems for airborne weapons systems, as well as a variety of other military and commercial power applications.

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