Non-vacuum YBCO films on buffer layered Ni tapes: Processing, growth and properties

Mutlu İ. H., Celik E., Ramazanoğlu M. K., Akin Y., Hascicek Y.

IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON APPLIED SUPERCONDUCTIVITY, vol.10, no.1, pp.1154-1157, 2000 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 10 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2000
  • Doi Number: 10.1109/77.828438
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.1154-1157
  • Keywords: YBCO coated conductors, sol-gel, buffer layers, THIN-FILMS, SUPERCONDUCTORS
  • Akdeniz University Affiliated: No


YBCO thin films on buffer layered Ni tapes were investigated via a sol-gel technique. YBCO films were prepared using solutions of various Y, Ba, and Cu precursor compounds. SrTiO3 was used on Ni tapes as a buffer layer. ESEM, EDS, and XRD analysis were used to characterize the YBCO films. Sol-gel YBCO coated conductor on buffer layered Ni tapes yielded a T-c 90 K by a transport 4-wire resistance measurement. The films produced in this manner were homogeneous, and free of pinholes and cracks.